Canon’s Testing a 75MP+ Pro DSLR

Started Jul 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
SubPrime Senior Member • Posts: 1,238
Re: The question is...

John Sheehy wrote:

SubPrime wrote:

mailman88 wrote:

From: Photography Bay...received word yesterday from a reliable source that a pre-production high resolution Canon DSLR is currently undergoing field testing. The camera is a pro-sized body like the 1D X. The resolution of the sensor is greater than 75MP.

What lenses are going to resolve that sensor?

Is that a joke? Lenses do not resolve sensors; there is no signal coming from the sensor.

OK if you want to be pedantic, will the sensor out resolve the lens as we have seen with some many Nikon lenses on the D800/E?

The job of a sensor is to resolve the lens, and any good lens at its sweet spot will not be properly resolved by a FF 75MP sensor.

How do you come to that conclusion? The 16-35, 24-70 and 70-200 were good lenses, but were replaced precisely because they were not adequate for 21 mpx.

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