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Chris Baldwin

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How many megapixels do we see in?
« on: 28/09/2009 10:30:03 »
Chris Baldwin  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Hello again,
 
I was admiring a fine photo a colleague of mine had taken, and a question sprung to mind.  Digital cameras are measured in megapixels - my question is how many megapixels would be needed for a picture to be completely "lifelike".  Or, another angle to this would be, how many megapixels do we see in?
 
Thanks, and keep up the fantastic podcasts!

Chris

What do you think?


 

Offline wanhafizi

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How many megapixels do we see in?
« Reply #1 on: 29/09/2009 02:37:32 »
This is a very subjective question...

What is the properties/attributes of "life like"?

TQ
 

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How many megapixels do we see in?
« Reply #2 on: 30/09/2009 18:18:33 »
The resolution of the human eye would be about 576 megapixels (according to newbielink:http://www.clarkvision.com/imagedetail/eye-resolution.html [nonactive]).
 

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How many megapixels do we see in?
« Reply #3 on: 01/10/2009 18:57:46 »
Now does anyone know the highest resolution from a camera.  The ordinance survey cameras are 120 megapixels, still a long way off 576.
 

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