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Limits of Resolution—Golden Gate

This page discusses the resolving power of the Nikon D3s.

By serendipity, this images reveals one of the most dramatic examples of the resolving power limits of a Bayer pattern sensor in a field image that I’ve yet encountered. A “true color” sensor as found in the Sigma DP-2 mostly avoids this issue. Perhaps within the next few years Nikon and/or Canon will release a camera with a true-color sensor.

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