[LRflex] Re: New Canon sensor 120 megpixels

Ted Grant wrote:

>"New Canon sensor 120 megpixels" Read and weep for Leica SLR future!
>http://www.canon.com/news/2010/aug24e.html
>
>
>I don't want to be a bearer of bad news for all those R10 digi hopefulls out 
>there but I don't have any problem in thinking this could very easily put the 
>end to any "real production of R10's" Or whatever?
>
>Read this news release on the new Canon 120 Megpixel for SLR cameras. It 
>sounds beyond incredible. However like any new fangled improvement there's 
>always a "PRICE QUESTION?" We shall see.

There are also the ISO, noise, diffraction, and bit depth questions.  Assuming 
users of this sensor can work within its constraints, there will be a lot of 
demand for Leica APO lenses.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento
http://www.wildlightphoto.com
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