Yikes! The rumored Nikon D800.

Started Oct 5, 2011 | Discussions thread
Peter 13 Veteran Member • Posts: 8,301
Re: Doesn't that out-resolve many lenses?

Dylthedog wrote:

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.

Make that more pixels will always resolve more than the lens can , and it will be correct.

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.

Resolution of a lens is not measured in pixels. The notion of a "sensor outresolving a lens" is nonsense.

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