V1, D800, D4 & 80-400 @ 390'

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michaeladawson
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Megabytes vs. Megapixels
In reply to billslatteryjr, 7 months ago

billslatteryjr wrote:

D800 RAW images converted to JPG do not come out as 36mp. They vary depending on subject. The RAW images out of the camera of these shots ran around 43.4 -43.8 mp. And they're only that close to each other in size because the subject is so similar.

I'm sorry Bill but that makes no sense.  I believe you are confusing mega bytes with mega pixels.  Converting a 36 MP RAW file to JPEG does not lower the number of megapixels (MP).

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