More megapixels, better photos: Fact or fiction?

Started Feb 7, 2008 | Discussions thread
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I believe my eyes

DMillier wrote:

Actually, the poster is correct

Sheesh. Everyone seems to think that you have to pixel peep to see the results of these 10, ,12 MP cameras. I'm referring to looking at the prints. They are flat, plastic, detail merged into detail...

The only really good thing I can say is a bad camera is better than no camera.

sugar wrote:

You only talk about statistics and forget about electronics

But , who would buy an
8 Mp camera as an upgrade for a 8 MP camera? No one, because most
consumers aren't informed and don't understand what picture quality
really stands for...

Absolutely corrrect. I love my little P&S cameras but regard them as "expendable." So when one breaks I buy another. It's becoming more and more difficult to find a low MP camera.

With this size sensor, 5MP is the MOST I want to use. Past that, things start to degrade.


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