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

Jeffrey Silverman jeffrey.d.silverman at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 20:50:50 CET 2009

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 3:19 PM, John Beardmore <John at t4sltd.co.uk> wrote:
> Jeffrey Silverman wrote:
>> I always tell people that it isn't the number of pixels, it is the
>> optics and processing that are more important.
> I can't think why !  How could it possibly be that they don't ALL
> matter ?
> Clue -  I used to have a good 1 megapixel camera with decent optics, three
> time optical zoom etc, but if you enlarged the printed output to
> 6 by 10 inches, the results looked terrible !

Well certainly there is a lower limit to the required number of
pixels. Personally, for most uses, I think that lower limit is actuall
only 3MP.  And you can't even get a 3MP camera these days. So for all
intents and porpoises, the statement that "pixels don't matter" is
true these days.

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