In this short essay Michael Reichmann demonstrates why digital photography is sharper than film, all other things being equal. It’s all about the clumps!
Good thing too because film is dead apparently.
Thoughts on a Sharpening Workflow – if you don’t know about sharpening, have a read of this lengthy article.
The author makes the case for 3 sharpening stages in a successfull workflow.
Be aware however if you excessively sharpen an image you’ll lose detail and introduce halos around contrasting elements of the image.
I generally leave sharpening to the end, and apply an unsharp mask just before saving.
fuzzix posted a great rant about how silly and stupid the furour over the GTA Hot Coffee mod is. Players go around beating up the police, breaking into houses and other nastiness involving prostitutes and baseball bats. Yet, when a nipple is spied all hell breaks loose, US Senators go into fits, and people all over the world are tut-tutting the irresponsible publishers of the game! Ha! Bloody mad!
Don’t forget, there’s a lovely tit on In Photos. Any idea what kind it is?
Some people doubt the reliability of Sky News. Here’s a sample from their site for you to judge for yourself!