Do pixels matter? What 20" x 30" prints reveal.

Started Jun 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
MASTERPPA
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Re: I have some questions.
In reply to misolo, Jun 18, 2013

BS.

Even in the BEST of light, a G15 vs a 5D3, on a good sized print (20x30) I can see the difference in a second. Mostly from DR, and edges. If the pic is a landscape, I can tell instantly at about 2 feet.  A portrait, except for DOF is much harder if it is a soft image. But as soon as I look at the hair and eye lashes, I can tell.

misolo wrote:

Great Bustard wrote:

  • Or put it all together -- a modern day compact, like the G15, vs modern day FF, like the 6D with good lenses? Is there any noticeable IQ difference between the compact and FF?

The sad truth is that, in good light and if you're not looking for shallow depth of field, there isn't that much difference. Still, you'll only pry my 5DIII from my cold dead fingers...

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