Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/02/07

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Subject: [Leica] D800/E
From: benedenia at (Marty Deveney)
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 20:40:57 +1030
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On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Chris Crawford
<chris at> wrote:
> I wonder if the lenses made for 35mm bodies are even sharp enough for this
> much resolution. The 24mp D3x and the 22mp Canon 5DII and EOS 1DsIII are
> already capable of recording more resolution than the lenses can give.

There are plenty of good enough lenses.  We've become used to
relatively cheap lenses producing good images, but they won't on a
sensor like this.  Focus also becomes a really big issue.  You really
need to be focusing exactly where you want to or you see the softness.


In reply to: Message from red735i at (Frank Filippone) ([Leica] D800/E)
Message from chris at (Chris Crawford) ([Leica] D800/E)