Rob's Photography New Zealand
Pukeko at Heretaunga Park, near Wellington, New
Image No. Pukeko 3
obtain the best appreciation of the quality of the images on this site, they
should be displayed at a relatively small size, because most images have been
reduced in size to a maximum width of only 870 pixels. In addition, the images have been saved at a low quality setting.
This image was captured with the full frame 42.4 megapixel Sony A7RII camera using the
excellent Sony Zeiss FE 55mm F/1.8 lens.
The image above has been edited in Photoshop to remove the ducks that are in
the original image as seen below. This image was discussed by photographers
in May 2016 on the Ugly
The purpose of the discussion was to obtain opinions on whether the
ducks in the image below are a distraction from the Pukeko and make the
image too "busy". There were many interesting comments made about whether
the ducks should be removed. In addition, there were suggestions made about
the appropriate imaging program and techniques that could be used to remove
the ducks. The topic of whether a "heavily photoshopped" image would qualify
for entry into a photographic competition was also discussed.
Here is a crop from the above image that gives you an appreciation of the
detail you could expect to see if a you were to make a large print from this
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a selection of images that have been taken with the Sony A7R II full frame
42.4mp digital camera using the excellent Sony Zeiss FE 55mm F/1.8 lens.
These images demonstrate the excellent image quality and amazing detail
that can be captured using this lens.
To give you an appreciation of how these images will appear when greatly
enlarged, crops of just small areas of the images are included for each
image on the page, or the full-sized image is published.