Cropping and enlarging images


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Cropping and enlarging images

So I shot this image with the Sigma 800 mm lens. This is as big and beefy a lens as you could reasonably carry around, and actually it's completely unreasonable to carry this lens around. Still, I had this tremendously long lens and I still couldn't get the reach that I wanted. It would have been nice to just frame his head, because he's got this great expression on his face. Actually, I don't know. Maybe that's what his face always looks like, but it looks like a great expression to me. It would be great to be framed and tied on it. Now, it's very tempting at this point to go, "Well, I have got a 22-megapixel camera. What do I care how far my lens can reach? I'll just crop it and enlarge it." In my course, Inkjet Printing for Photographers, we go into great detail on the process of sizing and sharpening, and what the benefits and trade-offs are.

So I want to give you just a very, very quick overview of why you can't always just crop and enlarge, why...

Cropping and enlarging images
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Cropping and enlarging images provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Specialty Lenses

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Photography
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Photoshop
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