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

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Mar 16 14:13:02 CET 2009

On Friday 13 March 2009 09:16:41 am Gregory Pittman wrote:
> 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.
> Greg
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My understanding also.

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