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

Started 9 months ago | Discussions thread
ebuddha
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Re: +1 on printer calibration
In reply to Stacey_K, 9 months ago

Stacey_K wrote:

Printer calibration is probably the biggest hitter, all things being equal.

The biggest improvement to my prints was after having a custom printer profile created for my printer/paper/ink and printing using Qimage.

Talking about at base ISO, I got really nice 11X14 prints from my E1 at 5MP. I honestly can't see any real difference at this size (again at base ISO) between my D200 and my D7000. Lens IQ, the type of printer/software etc make more difference at this print size than sensor MP once you get past 10-12MP.

I would suggest to the OP, instead of buying a new camera for $3000 to have costco print the results, spend that money on a really nice printer, have a custom profile made for it and see a MUCH larger improvement in print quality.

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Stacey

Stacey,

did you have someone come to your location to build the profiles or did you do it yourself?

if you hired someone - what would you recommend looking for?

if you did it yourself, can you share your method/tools.

thanks, eric

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