V2 sample photos from DPR

Started Jan 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
rayman 2 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,228
Re: V2 sample photos from DPR

moog66 wrote:

rayman 2 wrote:

jonikon wrote:

I tend to agree with moog66. If a difference between the 10MP and 14MP sensor will prove to be discernible, it will be with a lens with greater sharpness and better micro-contrast than the 10-30mm can provide.

Thats a widespread misunderstanding of optics.....

If yaour camera is better then the other one you will see about the same improvemnt with

the same lens...

lenses are not like brick walls where you hit a certain quality level and it doesnt go over that because the lens quality limits...

Thats a myth that gets carried on here...

with more resolution in the camera body you do get more resolution with the same lens......

A lens on a D700 shows a lot less resolution then on a D800....

Clearly the 2 interrelate to a degree.

But a soft lens with poor contrast won't suddenly become sharp because you put it on a body with a more pixels on the sensor. At some pixel density you hit diminishing returns and only record marginally more information. That point depends on the resolution of the lens.

Equally, poor in-camera processing can destroy an optically sharp image, particularly if applying overzealous noise reduction algorithms.

I think with the 10-30 you'll find that the there is only marginally more detail recorded if you bump the pixel count from 10 to 14 MP. Probably much less significant than if using decent glass to begin with.

No quite the opposite ! It actually does resolve better the higher the pixel count of the camerabody.

Thats the reason why the F mount lenses work so well on the series 1 bodies...

The higher the pixel pitch the higher that specific lens resolves.....!!!!

The problem is the sensor... at a certain point it gets difficult to gather enough light..

and the camera start to exhibit so much noise that the effect of the higher resolution

doesnt count so much anymore...

The Nikon series 1 real problem IS NOT the lenses its the problem of noise and to avoid that

noise reduction that results in lower resolution....

By the way the pixel pitch of the D800 is much lower then that of the V1 or the V2.....

If you look at the dxo marks of specific lenses you will see how they are better on higher res bodies...

Peter

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