Megapixels & lens sharpness

Started Nov 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Megapixels & lens sharpness
In reply to plantdoc, Nov 5, 2012

plantdoc wrote:

Am I correct in assuming that the more megapixels a camera has the more lens flaws will be visible in 100% view? I am eliminating noise reduction blurring with more pixels from consideration in this situation. I noticed testing a lens that flaws, such as overall softness and decentering blur were significantly more noticeable with an 18 megapixel T2i and 15 megapixel t1i and then a 10 megapixel 40D. Same subjects etc, 100% view in photoshop. Not sure how to relate this print quality and size. If so, then to extract the finest image from a high megapixel camera will require the finest optics. Thoughts?


Have you put your camera on a tripod when testing this?

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