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Re: Digicam vs. Scanner resolutions



Trust me when I say the Nikon D1x and the Canon D60 can make Pro images
EASILY up to 18 inches!

Jerry

byard pidgeon wrote:
> 
> Supposedly, 6 megapixels is the threshold point for making "real" photos
> with a digicam...but, making a "real" photo quality neg or slide with a film
> recorder requires just under 12 megapixels (and a good FR, like a PCR II at
> least).
> 
> So, it seems to me that what we really need are 12 megapixel digicams, and
> we're only halfway there.
> 
> I'm defining the quality factor as being sufficient to make a neg that
> produces a photo print of at least 11X and preferably 16X that's
> indistinguishable from a camera neg.
> 
> Along the same lines, my film scanner yields about 14 megapixels...doesn't
> it make sense that 12-14 megapixels is what we need in a pro quality
> digicam?
> 
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