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Old Jan 30, 2011, 9:52 AM   #21
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Decreasing the amount of pixels used doesn't affect pixel density. Pixel density is a property of the hardware itself.

It will, however, decrease the amount of noise visible in your final image along with detail.

More megapixels = more detail = more noise.


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Five-O...a question for you...I have set my ISO at max400. Is there a way to decrease the amount of pixels it uses? Because wouldn't that decrease the pixel density and result in somewhat better images? Not sure if it's possible or not, but since you own the camera, I thought you might know. Thanks!
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Old Jan 30, 2011, 9:57 AM   #22
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The ZS7 is better overall and low-light performance between the two is neck-and-neck.

The SX130 does seem to produce less yellow blotching when comparing the two at the same sizes as to not disadvantage one camera or the other.
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if the SX-130 is a better choice for indoor photos and low light, then is it a better all around choice than the ZS7 ?
Just curious.
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Old Jan 30, 2011, 3:05 PM   #23
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One question I have for Tullio, is how do you set the ZS7 to 8 MP?....
Just press the menu button and the first setting under REC (camera icon) is Picture Size. The highest is 12 MP. Next down is 8 MP. Select that. Since I never blow up my images, 8MP works great.
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Old Jan 31, 2011, 12:29 AM   #24
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Where did you get the notion that higher pixel density means more noise thus decreased IQ (image quality)?
Where did you get the notion that I said a thing about IQ? The discussion was about low light performance.

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You don't have to look much further than the specs to at least get a general idea of low light performance amongst various cameras. To keep it simple: lower numbers are better for both pixel density and aperture in terms of low light performance.
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Old Jan 31, 2011, 5:29 PM   #25
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Then decreased IQ in low-light situations, fair enough ?


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Where did you get the notion that I said a thing about IQ? The discussion was about low light performance.
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