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Can you scale a 100 megapixel image to 400 megapixels and hardly believe your eyes?
Last month’s article discussed creating immersive imagery with the Fujifilm GFX100 with the wonderful combination of a 100 megapixel sensor along with focus stacking. The visual impact of a well-done 100MP focus stacked image is strikingly novel, setting a high bar in visual persuasion. Similar principles apply for 50 megapixel or 150 megapixel medium format cameras.
But what if you want to make a wall-size print at the best possible quality with the greatest possible visual impact? I have spaces for large prints at my home, and I find that something around six feet / two meters is just right for certain spaces. So I’ll take that as a reference size.
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These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).
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