How good is 24meg realy ?

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Donald B
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Re: How good is 24 meg realy ?
In reply to MightyMike, 10 months ago

MightyMike wrote:

You are comparing apples to UFO's... there is nothing remotely similar about the camera settings, lenses used, lighting used, people used, composition or pose. Never judge a camera by some random persons photos taken by that camera. If you truly want an accurate portrayal without doing your own perfect side by side test then check DXO's charts only at the screen setting and not the print setting. that will give you a pixel for pixel difference between the 2 cameras. Print will give you a perceptual difference which can be misleading.

for a start... Check SNR, DR, Tonal Range and Colour Sensitivity at the screen setting, that will give you a good idea as to what changed between the K-7 and the modern 24mp sensors, not perfect as the K-3 hasn't been DXO'd yet.

http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare-Camera-Sensors/Compare-cameras-side-by-side/%28appareil1%29/865|0/%28brand%29/Nikon/%28appareil2%29/615|0/%28brand2%29/Pentax

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Mike from Canada
"I am not a great photographer! God is a great creator! All I do is capture His creation with the tools He has provided me."
'I like to think so far outside the box that it would require a telephoto lens just to see the box!' ~ 'My Quote :)'
http://www.michaelfastphotography.com/galleries/VP-BDI_3a.jpg
http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?sort_order=views%20DESC&first_this_page=0&page_limit=180&&emailsearch=mighty_mike88%40hotmail.com&thumbnails=

everyone has eyes, don't need a sales site to tell me the difference in photo quality, even my 75 yo mother can see the difference , and can only see out of one eye.

cheers don

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Pentax K7, Panasonic fz150, Olympus XZ1, my main toys.

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