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How many MP are enough for you in an SLR today?

Ferguson

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"RE: How many MP are enough for you in an SLR today?"

Ferguson Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for the generous sharing of his high level expertise in the spirit of Nikonians Nikonian since 19th Aug 2004
Tue 25-Dec-12 01:05 PM


I agree with some others -- not there yet.

It's enough when it pushes the diffraction limits of normal fStops.

I can always down-sample, and indeed what I would like to see is in-camera binning. Astro cameras do that all the time, electronically combine 4 pixels for better noise and lower resolution, but you can switch to full resolution when desirable.

Imagine a 128mpx camera that with switch throw varies from very low noise and about 16mpx for interior action, in steps up to diffraction limited at about F4 for landscapes. No more complaints about huge files as they get downsampled before they become NEF's.

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