I would highly recommend a visit to:
if you are interested in questions like 'How many Mp do I need to get to x
Mr Clark has excellent samples and simulations up to 194 Mp (!) equivalents,
and some quite detailed information.
As for me, I'm quite surprised at the image quality obtainable from, say, a 3.3
Mp camera if there is so much interpolation going on.
Other links on this topic would be appreciated..
> > Austin - is this true? Can you show documentation to
> > demonstrate? - bec if
> > it is true then I am very surprised and have been very badly mislead.
> > Julian
> > At 10:42 30/10/01, Austin wrote:
> > >Note, when a digital camera claims 6M pixels...that's in fact a flat out
> > >lie. It is REALLY 1.5M pixels, with four sensors per pixel...a pixel IS
> > >made up of all three RGB components, so it is really misleading
> > to make the
> > >claims they do. They would be more honest to call it a 6M SENSOR array.
> > >How they get 6M pixel OUTPUT is interpolation...
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