Re: Is Optical zoom very impt when choosing a camera?
Originally Posted by NewbieInCS
Actually if you take the full size photo w/o using the extra optical zoom, then you crop out the middle 3megapixels, wouldn't you get the same thing as what you will get with extra optical zoom? So actually there is not really any magnification effect right?
Well, some people take 10MP photo but view it (fit) on a small monitor and they will say "OMG, my head is so small! Where's the 10MP quality?"
They just don't understand that one can crop out an area but still look nice on screen or small print.