Essential Photography Tips
Dont believe the megapixel myth
We re glad to see manufacturers are starting to see sense here, with many high end cameras now sporting comparatively modest pixel counts. At the lower end, however, some manufacturers continue to cram 16 megapixels and more on tiny sensors that can t cope with high levels of incoming light. Pay for quality, not quantity, remembering that as few as 10 megapixels is plenty for printing at A3 using online photo printing services.This squirrel was shot using the 10.1 megapixel Nikon 1 J1. Despite the conservative resolution, the quality is great and we d be happy to print this as a poster to pin on the wall.