Is this guy right?

Started Dec 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Is this guy right?
In reply to Peter Jonas, Dec 28, 2012

Peter Jonas wrote:

Felixography wrote:

Does digital have a long way to go to catch up with film? People say the D800 is like having a medium format. So who is right?

I think when people say "36 MP is like having a medium format" they mean DIGITAL format. I do not think when people say that they mean that 36 MP would even come close to the quality of the best medium format films.

As someone who has shot a lot of medium format film, I can say that even 24MP FF sensors easily match MF Film in many ways, and exceed it in others.  36MP just raises the bar more.

Medium format digital is a completely different beast.  In any event, the Nikon D800/E has easily killed the entry level medium format digital market.  I sold off my MFD to buy the D800E.  No contest.

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