Re: sensors, megapixels and such part 2

Started 1 month ago | Questions thread
Mark Scott Abeln
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Macro guy wrote:.

Aside from the SNR advantage, what other advantages (if any) do larger sensors provide the end users?

A smaller sensor requires proportionally tighter tolerances in the optics. You can hand-grind your own large format lenses, but it takes a billion dollar corporation to make smartphone lenses from scratch.

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