Cameralabs D7100 review up: verdict...

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
mosswings
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Re: Not a constructive post.
In reply to Stacey_K, Apr 20, 2013

Stacey_K wrote:

coudet wrote:

I still maintain that if you downsample images from a 12MP, 16MP or 24MP to even a large JPG for web presentation that the differences will be negligible to non-existent.

Sure, if you downsample all to 320x240 pixel thumbnails, there will be no difference.

Here we go, "Lets throw out a ridiculous extreme example"...

What they and I are talking about is a normal output where people can view the -whole- image. You know where you can take in the whole image? For example an 8X10 or even 11X14 print standing at a reasonable viewing distance. I have a couple of prints made from a 5MP E1 shot at 100iso and I can't really see anything different in an 8X10 print from a D7000 image. What the D7000 brings to the table is less noise and more DR.

I honestly don't care what 100% crops look like. I look at something because it's a compelling image, not because the detail in the corner of the image of some grass blades are extra sharp, zoomed in to what standing a few inches from a 40X60inch print would be like.

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Stacey

I guess if we were all as wise as we should be, professional photographers who teach would be richer than Croesus and the equipment companies would be losing their shirts.

So far, only the latter is true.

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