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  • n. Plural form of magnification.


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  • Blaker explained this in another book, Field Photography (1976): ... at significant magnifications the choice of f-number is ... nearly always a matter for compromise between depth of field needs and the resolution of fine detail in the image.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • * Blaker's definitions of closeup photography as photography at image magnifications of actual size or less and photomacrography as photography at image magnifications greater than actual size are arbitrary and pointless.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I expect to fire my deer rifles from the standing offhand position, and I do my best work under these circumstances with low magnifications, and a wide field of view.

    what's your opinion?

  • I think the higher magnifications available on modern riflescopes could tempt shooters into trying to make shots beyond the capability of their equipment (and themselves).

    I watched a fella shoot an elk at 890 yards the other night and drop him like a sack o' potatoes.

  • (On high magnifications scopes, the objective is the big end of the scope; vice-versa for low power scopes; in either case it's the guzin end.)

    How Many Groups is Enough?

  • The external morphology of male bdelloids is much different than those of the females and even an experienced worker may have difficulty recognizing them as bdelloids without a careful examination at high magnifications.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • He sets up multiple cameras and uses different magnifications to record different scales of interaction between systems within the center.


  • Before the black period that came at the end, he did paintings that were complete magnifications of light and silence.


  • The holograms were ten-power magnifications; at ten, the knives they held were just under a meter long.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • At these magnifications, there's some blur due to camera shake, but it's not terribly visible unless the images are blown up quite large.

    Archive 2009-04-01


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