Like the digital audio revolution of the mid-80s, photography and the darkroom are going digital.

Resolution is the most talked about digital camera characteristic and is often used to describe image quality. Yet, the fundamental lack of accurate information surrounding resolution makes it one of the most misunderstood discussion topic.

The issues of digital camera resolution are detailed throughout this article using laymenís terms that can be understood by all. First, terminology and definitions are clarified. Second, concepts and design considerations such as pixel shape, size, and configuration are explained and introduced gradually.
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