> >Hello. I am currently using a Nikon D3000 and am considering >upgrading to one of the D5xxx series. Due to storage >concerns, if I purchase a D5200, I would mostly be shooting in >Medium image size, but would like the option of shooting in >Large for larger format prints and photos that I intend to >crop. >My question is this: How does the Large-Medium-Small function >actually work? If I choose Medium, for example, is my Large >image simply re-sampled via firmware, or does this "turn >off" some of the pixels on the sensor. >I ask because, if the former is true, I would not like to have >the majority of my images compromised, and would simply go >with the lower MP model. > >TIA
In all cases on all Nikons, it's a simple resample.