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glennj Apr 18, 2004 3:27 PM

Z2 Fine vs Standard
 
Can anyone explain the difference between the Fine vs Standard settings. I tried cropping and enlarging pics shot with the Standard setting and they lost a lot of sharpness. thanks.

Rayfire Apr 19, 2004 2:01 AM

I think the main difference between Fine, Standard is the compression ratio. With high compression ratio a part of the data is lost.
So using Standard you are receiving smaller size, but worse quality, compared to Fine.

I am using Fine quality settings, and taking photos in P mode with ISO set to 50.

Puck M Apr 22, 2004 10:58 AM

Rayfire gave the answer. Higher JPEG compression. I use only the fine setting and would never go below that unless I was running out of space on my card, didn't have a spare and needed to take more pictures. Since I've got 512mB of cards good for over 300 pictures that's not likely to happen unless I go on another 10 day cruise to Alaska. In that case I'll get another 256mB card before I go.


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