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Re: Why a high MP camera?
« Reply #45 on: July 07, 2013, 04:49:21 PM »

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Re: Why a high MP camera?
« Reply #46 on: July 07, 2013, 05:09:09 PM »
it shows that the Canon lens is better, nothing else
put a sigma 35/1,4 or a nikon 85/1,4 etc on a d800

Yeah, but that's a pretty significant something.  A 24-70/2.8 is a very popular lens for a lot of good reasons, and a prime just doesn't cut it in a lot of situations.  The fact that the D800 + Nikon 24-70/2.8 doesn't offer a whole lot more real resolution than a 5DIII + Canon 24-70 II is just one example of diminishing returns with increasing resolution.  Plus, of course, there's more to taking a picture than system resolution.

It will be interesting to see if Nikon comes out with a new 24-70, and how the Canon 24-70 II will perform on a future (hypothetical) high MP body from Canon.
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Re: Why a high MP camera?
« Reply #47 on: July 08, 2013, 03:04:07 PM »
I do not use the 24-70 from Nikon, I use lenses who can reproduce the higher mp

So, say you were shooting an event and needed a zoom lens covering the general purpose range of moderate wide angle to short tele, and an f/2.8 aperture for subject isloation and low-light use.  What lens would you use on your D800 to give you the full benefit of the higher MP?
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Re: Why a high MP camera?
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Re: Why a high MP camera?
« Reply #49 on: July 08, 2013, 10:19:34 PM »
Because the d800 was released.

Because more is better.  The new truck model will always have more HP, not less.
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Re: Why a high MP camera?
« Reply #50 on: July 09, 2013, 06:10:27 PM »
Because the d800 was released.

Because more is better.  The new truck model will always have more HP, not less.

Exactly, why do they make diesels? After all,they make such terrible HP compared to gas trucks. Perhaps a different use in mind?

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