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Dr.GH



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(Permalink) Posted: April 24 2012,12:54   

One totally off-the-cuff use I made of f-stops was using them as a buying guide for lenses. The cheaper lenses needed to be stopped way down because their glass, and crappy polishing  distorted images on the edges. The wider the aperture you could use, the better the glass- the better the lens.

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L. Susskind, 2004 "SMOLIN VS. SUSSKIND: THE ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE"

   
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