Yikes! The rumored Nikon D800.

Started Oct 5, 2011 | Discussions thread
Dylthedog Contributing Member • Posts: 812
Re: Doesn't that out-resolve many lenses?

Great Bustard wrote:

More pixels will always resolve more detail, but the Law of Diminsihing returns will affect different lenses differently.

More pixels will never resolve more than the lens can: if you think otherwise I'd love to be educated as to how.

I agree that the closer the MP gets to the ultimate resolving power of the lens you do get diminishing returns, but that's the same for everything. Sensible people stop spending when they can't tell the difference any more.

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