Most of us are choosing less Megapixels but still hounded by MegaPixel Police!

Started Feb 21, 2014 | Discussions thread
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It's about more than printing
In reply to Fish Chris, Feb 22, 2014

Extra pixels makes every aspect of post processing more precise (at the cost of computer horsespower). Sharpening, contrast enhancement, edge detection, and noise reduction done on a larger image yields better results when eventually scaled down, as opposed to doing the same treatment on a smaller file— even if both will be reduced to the same size.

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