Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/07/13

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Why a digital M
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Tue Jul 13 10:08:40 2004
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On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 09:07, Dan C wrote:
> I wasn't aware of 8mp APS sized sensors in current cameras.   The only
> large 8mp sensor in use is in the Canon EOS Mark 2, and I find it hard to
> believe that the full frame images are "far better" than those from the
> Mark 2.

They isn't a huge jump in quality between the Mark II and 1Ds, but the
1Ds is sharper. Also remember the Mark II is brand new and incorporates
everything Canon has learned over the past few years. The 1Ds is several
years old.


> Unless you typoed and meant to say 6mp, in which case, nevermind....  ;-)
> -dan c.

In reply to: Message from bladman99 at (Dan C) ([Leica] Re: Why a digital M)