At what size of print out of D700 will show the same quality as that of D600.

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Leonard Shepherd
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Re: At what size of print out of D700 will show the same quality as that of D600.
In reply to SRS_Photography, 7 months ago

On a detail the notion of 300 seems to be a printing industry requirement based on laying down the C, M, Y and K inks each at the maximum image resolution of the eye at about 12-15 inches of about 75. 75 x 4 colours equals 300.

150 can be OK in an inkjet and sometimes looks slightly sharper than 300, though with less tonal detail.

Comparing D3s to D800 the D800 has, with a good lens at optimum aperture and base ISO, about 20-25% more file resolution and better tonal separation though, as a rule of thumb, you need to print bigger than about 20 inches wide to see the differences.

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