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Image Quality vs. Low Fi

6 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

My story is an interesting one. I worked behind the scenes in the motion picture industry for 15 years. I got my big break at a place called Clairmont Camera repairing cinema lenses.
A cinema lens is a different kind of beast than a photography lens. They are built like tanks, their image quality is generally state of the art, and they cost a lot of money. In today's dollars, a new 25-250mm zoom would easily cost $40,000.
The work was precise and methodical. I would tear down a lens, make small adjustments, re-assemble the lens, and evaluate the image. Rinse-repeat if necessary. To do this...
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