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|Date/Time:||22-Oct-2010 15:28:42 +0000|
|Subject:||RE: Re: What's a Gigapixel?|
Yes if you look at it this way.
And in this case, one should drop all use of Megapixels for describing an
images resolution of detail.
And when someone creates a 100 gigapixel images, one should go ?Who cares.?
100 gigapixels then has nothing to do with anything.
From: #removed# [mailto:#removed#] On
Behalf Of Isaac Garcia
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2010 11:18 AM
Subject: Re: [PanoToolsNG] Re: What's a Gigapixel?
No matter how you try to complicate it, 6000x3000 is 18 MP, it´s simple
Using the same car/road example, what you´re trying to do is to say that a
kilometer (same in land or water :^P ) varies in the quantity of meters it
"holds" depending on the pavement or how much a user "enjoys" it (the
If I take a 3 MP image from my old Coolpix camera and interpolate to be 1
GP, it IS a 1 GP image; regardless of quality. Even if I decide to make a
solid white it STILL is a 1 GP image.
It´s *simple math*, quality, proyections, aesthetics and what not have
nothing to say in this matter.
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