Is shooting 24mp necessary?

Started Dec 26, 2012 | Questions thread
terrytoweling Forum Member • Posts: 71
Re: Is shooting 24mp necessary?

One word, Crop.

At an outside event my humble 50mm is equivalent to a 75mm, without the weight. If I am a distance from the subject, I can crop down equivalent to 20MP, 18MP, 16MP, 12MP and so on bringing the subject closer. Isn't nice to have options.

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