Pixel per pixel, which DSLR produces the best image?

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by RichA, Feb 14, 2007.

  1. RichA

    RichA Guest

    I know 1DsMkII produces the "best" images, but it's got 16
    megapixels. How about if you take say 8 megapixel areas from each
    camera that has 8 or more, which comes out on top then?
     
    RichA, Feb 14, 2007
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    Jim Redelfs Guest

    The Canon 20D, of course.

    Why? Because I own that model.

    However, on Thursdays after 1700 zulu, the Nikon D80 slightly excels within
    the reduced 8MP criteria, except when Jupiter aligns with Mars.

    (This guy really IS a troll, isn't he?)
     
    Jim Redelfs, Feb 14, 2007
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    Phil K Guest

    He is without question the biggest asshole in the world. And most likely a
    catamite.
     
    Phil K, Feb 14, 2007
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    RichA Guest

    It could very well be a Canon. But it isn't the 20D.
     
    RichA, Feb 14, 2007
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    Bill Funk Guest

    Well, since you know what it *isn't*, why don't you know what it *is*?
    And why isn't the 20D the best for what you asked about?

    --
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    Saturday from the courthouse
    steps in Springfield. He looked
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    Bill Funk, Feb 14, 2007
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    frederick Guest

    I don't think it's the 20d. From images I've seen, it looked like the
    Phase One P25 blitzed the 1DS II, and beat the 5d for pixel level
    sgarpness. The P45 seemed to suffer from the diminishing returns that
    the higher pixel count small slrs have - but perhaps the owner couldn't
    afford good glass.
     
    frederick, Feb 14, 2007
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    C J Campbell Guest

    If you really want to do pixel by pixel, then you have to decide which camera
    produces the best image from a single pixel. Then, you can get even finer.
    For example, is the green pixel in the top left corner of the sensor really
    that much better in a Nikon D80 than in the Canon 5D? Curious minds want to
    know.
     
    C J Campbell, Feb 15, 2007
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    JSF Guest


    If it wasn't for the Lack of hi ISO performance, the SIGMA SD14 seems to be
    a good Idea, but we might not ever see one.
    They claim 14 MPs as I might agree from the fact there is 14 million
    detection cells on it 4.6M reds, 4.6M greens, and 4.6M blues .
    The other good thing this bring is a blurring filter does not need to be
    added on the front of the sensor. From their past cameras maybe the bugs
    will be less in this one.
    The thing they did fix, such a simple idea to keep dust off the sensor, was
    to put a clear cover located a small distance from it.
     
    JSF, Feb 15, 2007
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  9. RichA

    C J Campbell Guest

    Odd. On most cameras half the pixels are green.
     
    C J Campbell, Feb 15, 2007
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  10. Actually, a blur filter is needed in any discrete sampling device,
    whatever the domain in which it operates is, unless you are going to
    sample at such a higher frequency than the one you use that the error
    becomes irrelevant (which won't be the case for imaging for the
    foreseeable future). Leaving it out results in two things (imaging
    terminology): sharper images and aliasing artifacts. In CFA cameras,
    these can manifest themselves as colour errors, so it is indeed more
    troublesome in CFA cameras than in these Foveon sensors; but they're
    still there in both cases.
     
    achilleaslazarides, Feb 15, 2007
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    Scott W Guest

    The Sigma is not most cameras, each pixel has a red, green and blue
    layer.
    Although Sigma would try to have you believe that each layer is a
    pixel.

    Scott
     
    Scott W, Feb 15, 2007
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    U-Know-Who Guest

    None that you own, Tard.
     
    U-Know-Who, Mar 8, 2007
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