FZ200 samples

Started Aug 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
photofan1986 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,037
Re: FZ200 samples; Hit the nail on the head!

You are confusing resolution and perceived sharpness: those are two different things.

A picture may have very high resolution and seem soft: for example, a raw, unsharpened image from a pro dslr (like Canon 1DS MKIII) seems really soft, but resolution is very high.
On the other hand, you can have a 2 megapixels, very sharp image.

Downsizing reduces image resolution, of course, but increases perceived sharpness. The original image probably has better resolution, but will seem less sharp on screen.

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