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[filmscanners] RE: Pixels and Prints



> From: KARL SCHULMEISTERS
>
> Realistically, a 6mPixel camera is equiv to 4000dpi scan of 35mm film.
> Which generates some amazing images, but still doesn't quite
> match film when you enlarge it.

4000dpi comes out to about 4K by 6K, or 24M. A 6Mp camera is closer to a
2700dpi scanner.

> Save your pennies for when D1s technology makes it down to $2500,
> or get the
> 10D as a camera to use when you don't really intend to go much bigger than
> 8x10

That's only good advice if you're obsessive about sharpness, and intend to
examine the prints with a loupe. Believe me, the 10D makes very nice 12x18
prints.

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Ciao,               Paul D. DeRocco
Paul                mailto:pderocco@ix.netcom.com

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