Dslr suggestions

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras, Webcams and Scanners' started by Sir Travis D, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Punk

    Punk Moderator Staff Member

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    The quality of the 6.1MP of your camera is nothing compared to the one of the D40.

    You don't need that much MP to get beautiful pictures. 4.1 was enough for me. Unless you have a huge Home Cinema where you plan to watch your pictures, 6MP is enough.

    Here are some pictures (actually lot :D) that i took with D40:

    http://www.panoramio.com/user/12458

    All of them are either taken with the P or M mode (Program or Manual). P takes care of aperture and shutter speed while M is fully customizable.
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2008
  2. Irishwhistle

    Irishwhistle New Member

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    More megapixels does NOT always equal better though...
     
  3. Geoff

    Geoff VIP Member

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    Actually higher megapixels on the same size image sensor can be worse for quality.

    Travis, what your saying is similar to the thinking that a Pentium D 3GHz CPU would perform the same as a Core 2 Duo 3GHz CPU, since they are both 3GHz, and the higher the GHz = faster.
     
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2008

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