Mechanische camera's

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Digital myths

Most reviewers/testers on most websites claim that the bigger the sensor the better will be the results. This is the conventional wisdom. I received a few images from Dr. Nasse (regrettable no longer with us) who argued that this wisdom is not supported by scientific testing. The first image is an enlarged picture of the original image: part of a a post stamp. The next two images are from a MicroFT and a APS-C camera. There is no difference in visual appearance. Of course, there are many other characteristics to discuss, but when the the main criterion (image sharpness) is selected, the images are proof that there is no difference at all.

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The upshot?
The effectiveness of the software nowadays provides the camera manufacturers with enough options to compensate for the differences in format and pixel pitch.