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English term or phrase:sharpness
Hungarian translation:élesség
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09:54 Nov 19, 2008
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Additional field(s): Astronomy & Space, Physics
English term or phrase: sharpness
Definition from MIR Web Development Team:
A term used to describe the ability of a lens to render fine detail clearly; dependent on the contrast and resolution of a lens and varies with the f/stop; in general, a lens is sharpest at the middle apertures. Also technically can be explained as clarity of the photographic image in terms of focus and contrast. Largely subjective but can be measured to some extent by assessing adjacency effects, i.e. the abruptness of the change in density between adjoining areas of different tone value.

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  • This kit is destined for travel, as it takes you from 20mm to 300mm without a lot of weight or bulk, provides flexibility with the zooms, sharpness with the fixed focals, low-light capabilities with the 85mm. bythom.com
  • A lot of photographers don't realize that hand holding a camera (even if it or the lens has image stabilization), isn't the way to get the maximum possible sharpness. Bob Atkins
  • Sharpness tests are unlike real photos because a test does everything possible to eliminate any source of unsharpness. In a lab, nothing moves and the target is usually flat. kenrockwell.com
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Az élesség a lencsék által alkotott kép egyik fontos jellemzője. Az éles képen a téma apró részletei is megjelennek. Az életlen képen a téma kontúrvonalai elmosódnak.
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Definition from Fotóvilág:
Az élesség a lencsék által alkotott kép egyik fontos jellemzője. Az éles képen a téma apró részletei is megjelennek. Az életlen képen a téma kontúrvonalai elmosódnak.

Example sentence(s):
  • Egyes helyzetekben az automatika nem arra a motívumra állítja az élességet, amelyik számunkra fontos. Ezért az automatikus élességállítás (autofókusz) nem minden helyzetben működik tökéletesen. - Fotóvilág  
  • Mivel az objektívek élessége az alkalmazott rekeszértéktől nagymértékben függ, ezért a tesztelést különböző rekeszértékek mellett is el kell végezni. - Maklary Zoltán fotógráfus  
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