Interesting article on DxO about 5D III and D800 resolving power

Started Apr 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
Just another Canon shooter
Senior MemberPosts: 2,486Gear list
Like?
Re: Don't get your meaning?
In reply to schmegg, Apr 7, 2013

schmegg wrote:

Given the same quality of optics ...

There is a small problem with that assumption. You want the same relative quality, i.e., the smaller lens to project a scaled down image with no loss of detail. It is not happening. As much as I like Noikia's 808 41 mp small sensor, their phone cannot beat a 40mp MF system. Also, it cannot do, say f/4 FF eq., and as such it is more prone to diffraction since its lens (it goes to something like f/7-f/8, the crop factor is about 3.5).

Nokia 808 vs. Pentax 645. Almost the same pixel count. The same resolution, right?

Source

The MF shot is at 40mm eq., and the Nokia - at 28mm. He moved a bit to get similar framing for some of the elements.

 Just another Canon shooter's gear list:Just another Canon shooter's gear list
Samsung Galaxy S III
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow