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Why Do You Need 5 Megapixels?

 
 
MoParMaN
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      08-11-2005

"Randy Berbaum" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> MoParMaN <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
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> : "Mike Rooney" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> : news:Q%aKe.485$zr.108@okepread07...
> : > O.K., am curious Scott, did you have your glasses on when you read the
> : > question.....
> : >
> : > Jeff wants to print 4 x 6 prints.....not 24x36.....
>
> : I'm a firm believer in over kill. Buy all the megapixel you can afford.
> I
> : print 24x36 and bigger if I need to. Photo's are easier to sell that
> way.
>
> True, but since the OP was specifically speaking about 4x6 prints, this OP
> is probably NOT looking to sell their pictures. I agree that having the
> maximum pixel count available is a good idea to allow for possible
> cropping and/or slightly larger prints. But since the impression I have is
> that the OP is only wishing to shoot "snapshots" that will be printed on
> 4x6 stock and not likely to have any post processing done, I agree that
> 5mp is probably not as important to this particular OP as it is for you
> and I.
>
> Remember that if everyone who has carried a camera was trying to sell
> their photos, this would cut into your sales (even if the percentage of
> saleable images would be lower for them than for you). So be happy that
> the vast majority of camera users are just snapshooters or even more
> knowledgeable hobbyists. We may wish for the best images we can get, but
> are not in direct competition with the pros. Besides, those of us who try
> to take good pictures learn that it takes lots of time, money and
> experience to get those "effortless" shots.
>
> Randy
>

I really like the money part.

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