I was perusing a local electronics store the other day and found myself wandering down the camera isle. Since the transition from film to digital a decade ago people have stopped using silly things such as lens quality, light sensitivity, or optical zoom to pick out a camera. What matters now is megapixels. The manufacturers really want you to know how many megapixels their camera has. 10, 12, 18…one camera I looked at even boasted 24 megapixels! That’s pretty impressive!
There’s one problem with rating cameras like this: What the heck is a megapixel? Continue reading “Your Pictures Are Too Big!”