Yikes! The rumored Nikon D800.

Started Oct 5, 2011 | Discussions thread
x-vision
x-vision Senior Member • Posts: 1,227
Re: Debunking the myth

Great Bustard wrote:

Note the very first reply to the article you linked by Daniel Browning. He goes into more detail why this is wrong in the most bookmarked post in the Open Talk Forum:

... but in a subsequent comment, the same Daniel Browning concedes:

  • I had read about the conversion gain trade-off before, but now it's confirmed for me .

This is where people get confused: for ideal sensors, pixel density is irrelevant and it doesn't matter how you slice the pizza. The more, the merrier. Not so with real sensors, though.

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