APS-C IMAGE QUALITY VS fULL fRAME AT TESTING

Started Feb 24, 2013 | Discussions thread
Redteg94
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Re: APS-C IMAGE QUALITY VS fULL fRAME AT TESTING
In reply to Mannypr, Feb 25, 2013

You're not enlarging the FF image as much, so it isn't as "hard" on the lens in question. This allows an FF sensor to provide more resolution than APS-C even if it has less MP (as long as you frame the same/are not FL limited). For example, I've noticed that the 13MP 5D will give slightly better resolution than the 18MP sensor in my 7D if framed the same.

That's why I find it funny that people often say FF requires better lenses: the opposite is true both in a resolution and DOF standpoint. Even the much maligned 28-135IS on a 6D or 5D3 will give better results than a 17-55 on my 7D.

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