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Focal length, in and of itself, has nothing to do with lens quality. Focal length is just a way of measuring how much a lens bends light by expressing it as the distance behind the front of the lens(more or less) where colimated light is brought to focus. When a lens has a dash between two numbers it means that you are looking at a zoom lens. The first ...


In almost all cases the equipment is just fine and any problems are due to incorrect technique or incorrect camera settings, below are some simple test you can use to see if you are one of the rare cases that really has an equipment fault. To compere sharpness you should use an image editor that can set to exactly 100% zoom, the camera LCD (or phone, ...


Given that the pictures seem to be low resolution, no- the plate in the camera 3 shots is just a big blur. If the resolution was higher so that you could distinguish the letters and numbers as individual blurs, you might be able to get something by using deconvolution.


My Canon PowerShot A2200 was experiencing the same problems. I just reset the camera to default settings under the tool menu. That fixed the problem. It appears that the original question did the same and it didn't fix the problem. So, for others looking at this, try just resetting the camera first. Apparently I was taking pictures in the perfect lighting. ...


That statement means that he/she thinks that the aperture that was used during the capture was too narrow or wide. The aperture's size affects (among other things) the depth of field and the sharpness of the image. It could also mean that the exposure was incorrect and that it could have been compensated for using another aperture size. Lastly statement ...


In Photoshop the best option for saving a single image for output to a website is the Save For Web tool. This allows you to set up your PSD for export to JPG and gives you options to take care of the resizing, resampling and conversion to sRGB which is a good idea for the web. Also the tool allows you to look at samples of the image and decide which ...


Don't change the resolution of the image. The resolution is irrelevant when you display images in a web page. The browser only cares about the pixel dimensions of the image. Just resize the image to the pixel dimensions that you want. If you then want to set the resolution (although the browser doesn't care), use the Image Size settings again, but uncheck ...

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