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10-13-2020, 03:03 AM   #16
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As others have said, zooming in that much will show a pixelated view. Unlikely that you will see this in a print at normal viewing distance. If you do find that you want to "up-res" your photos because you are printing really big, there is software that can sometimes help, like Gigapixel AI from Topaz labs. But I think for 1 meter on the long side prints you should be OK.

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OP. Are you sure that you're not just seeing air-borne seeds or similar captured in the photo?
It was snowing when I took this photo
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I used to look at raw files at 200 or 400%, until it was pointed out how pointless it was. If it ainít crisp at 100% then it wonít be sharp at larger magnification, so I donít do that anymore.
Generally I agree, but there are times when I will examine an image at more than 100%. However there I am doing so as a qualitative evaluation of a lens likely for astro shooting so I want to see where the lens gets to its best and see what types of chromatic aberrations I am getting and how big they actually are so counting pixels becomes important. After that I don't bother and just take note of where things get acceptable and where they are the best. that isn't something I do every day and once done I likely won't ever view things shot with that lens at more than 100% unless I am working with a heavy crop and trying to get it so it doesn't look too blocky while still giving enough sharpness or working on doing some noise reduction on a very noisy image and trying to not lose fine details in the process.
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