The megapixel race continues, and now even mobile phones by their number can bypass very expensive SLR cameras.
36 MP for Nikon D800 and Sony 7R already surprise no one, even ‘bloated’ 41 MP for the Nokia Lumia 1020 cameraphone is something common and everyday. Imagine if matrices with pixels of the same dimensions as mobile devices were used on full-format cameras. Continue reading
One of the most important and basic parameters of any photographic equipment is the size of the photosensitive sensor of the camera. And this is not about megapixels, but about the real physical area of the photosensitive element.
Previously, most photographers were shooting on film cameras, which used the so-called 35mm film (standard film from the distant 1930s). These were quite old times, and somewhere since 2000, digital mirror cameras (CCP) became very popular, the principle of operation of which remained the same as in film cameras, but instead of CCP film they began to use an electronic photosensitive matrix, which forms the image . Continue reading