[scribus] OT: Interesting Camera/Mega-Pixel Article

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Fri Mar 13 14:16:41 CET 2009

John Culleton wrote:
> Optical zoom means moving the lens elements around, just as 
> on a film camera.  I don't think this is a significant 
> cause of noise, but of course it will vary from camera to 
> camera. My Fujifilm E900 manual states that digital zoom 
> lowers picture quality.  I have an add-on lens to avoid 
> overuse of digital zoom. 
My sense of "digital zoom" is that it isn't zoom at all. It's really 
just a cropping of the sensor's data and expansion to fit the screen, 
and increases the likelihood if not guarantees pixelization.


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