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

Started Jun 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
Per Inge Oestmoen
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Re: Do pixels matter? What 20" x 30" prints reveal.
In reply to Dan_168, Jun 21, 2013

Dan_168 wrote:

As a landscape shooter and current owner of D800E and 1DS2, 1DS3 1D2 & Sony NEX7, and previously 5D2 and D3, 20D, D300, I am really surprised to heard so many people claimed there is no difference between high resolution and low resolution when everything else being equal.

They do not care about differences or detail, they only ask "do I like the picture?" If the answer is "yes," the whole frame might be mush only - they would still say that it is good if the content is interesting and emotionally powerful.
However, the content and the technical quality of an image are two entirely different aspects, and there never was a situation where a brilliant content did not benefit from an equally brilliant technical presentation.

Everything matters - but the relative weights of the elements depend on the subject matter.

Per Inge Oestmoen, Norway

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