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Julian_z
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LR4 - need more and intelligent zoom settings

Feb 6, 2012 1:12 AM

LR4 has now 1:16 and 11:1 - but what I really miss is a setting to show 12MPix as 6MPix. This is useful for the Fuji S5 PRO and also several compact cameras.

 

The setting would be

 

1 : 1.4142

and

1.4142 : 1

 

Even better would be an option to zoom to a given Megapixel count -

6MP

8MP

12MP

16MP

 

This will be even more useful with the new megapixel cameras such as NEX7 etc.

 

Without such a mode it is very difficult to compare images which have been taken with different output size settings. I am missing such a feature for yeas now.

 
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    Feb 6, 2012 1:27 AM   in reply to Julian_z

    For me, compare mode is made to campare two almost identical photos and reject the worse.

    Zoom to fit to evaluate composition and zoom di 1:1 or greater for pixel peeping.

    Intermediate zooms are soft by nature so a 6MP at 1:1 will often be sharper than a 24MP image at 1:2.

    I don't think it would be a good idea to "match" zoom level for such different resolutions, IMHO.

     
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