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Old Apr 8, 2004, 8:38 PM   #1
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Default question on pic quality between digital and 35mm

my questions are as follows:

1. which is going to give better picture quality?

2. if digital is not as good will there be a noticeable difference in picture quality?

i do a lot of work with my telephoto lenses and need to find a digital that will give me just as good quality when printed on similar paper as 35mm.

thanks in advance for replies.
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That would depend on the size of the print, the camera used, and a host of other factors. In many instances, you may not be able to distinqish a print from a photo and a digital print.
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Quality and succesfull work with film and paper requires a knowledge, understanding and a feel for the characteristics and response of the equipment and materials. I'm just starting into digital, but I've quickly learned that the same rules apply.

As I saw posted in someone's sig on another forum - "asking which camera will allow you to take great pictures is like asking someone which piano will let you play like Mozart".
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Old Apr 8, 2004, 9:22 PM   #4
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Default let me be clearer

for those that may have misunderstood the question. lol

if the picture is id taken in the same manner and quality will the printed result be the same?

thats the question.. primarily 4x6 and 8x10 for sizes.

again thanks in advance
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Old Apr 8, 2004, 9:29 PM   #5
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With a quality digital SLR camera, there is sufficient imformation gathered on the sensor to produce excellent 4X6 or 8X10 prints. Obviously, it will depend on your printing methods as well. A short answer to your question is "YES, you can achieve similar results with digital that you will obtain with film given the same careful techniques"


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I rather thought the quote says it all.

By the way, I have a warm place in my heart for Oregonians. I used to own the radio station at McMinnville.

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I rather thought the quote says it all.

By the way, I have a warm place in my heart for Oregonians. I used to own the radio station at McMinnville.

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and you moved to Nebraska?????
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I was born and raised in Oregon. Then I joined the army and met my wife and she didn't want to move away from her family so here I am in Kansas. O'well, she is worth it. I do miss oregon though.

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and you moved to Nebraska?????
You'd be surprised how far you can see when you get those trees and mountains out of the way.
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and you moved to Nebraska?????
You'd be surprised how far you can see when you get those trees and mountains out of the way.
haha....I lived in La Junta Colorado for a few years which is basically Kansas West...I know about that infinite horizon
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