pkoning at equallogic.com
Thu Aug 4 19:45:30 CDT 2005
>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Shoppa <shoppa_classiccmp at trailing-edge.com> writes:
Tim> All that said, if you want a decent-sized calendar then a
Tim> digital point-and- shoot is not gonna do the job AT ALL. A very
Tim> high-end professional digital camera (many thousands of dollars,
Tim> but they can be rented) could do OK at that enlargement size,
Tim> but even with big flash cards you'll find that you don't have
Tim> room for many pictures at high resolution. Film really is
Tim> easier and cheaper in this case for this application.
Have you seen the output from 6 or 8 megapixel cameras? A 35 mm
camera doesn't easily beat that, if at all.
Also, once you figure in the postprocessing all the way to press,
film isn't necessarily easier or cheaper anymore. Sure you get a nice
negative. Now you have to scan it, on a drum scanner if you want to
keep all those pixels. ...
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