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4k is for video, that is quite low for photography nowdays. Video is good at 4k. When taking 4K pictures, use a tripod. Also, beware of the truth of camera specifications. If it is a cheap camera, you have to determine if the manufacturer is using interpolation or exaggerating the specifications.


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First, it depends on what make and model of camera you are using, as '4K photo' modes may work in different ways. But usually the main reason for using 4K photos is speed. As it essentially recording a video, it is like using a high speed burst mode, at up to 30 frames per second. For many cameras, it is essentially recording a 4K video, then extracting ...


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Simply put, sensor resolution is a sales gimmic. A tiny little sensor with lots of sites crammed really close together cause noise and bad low light abilities. They start absorbing charge from each other and making artifacts that have to be filtered by software. The bigger the sensor, the bigger the sites, the more sensitive they are and the cleaner the ...


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Whoever told you about 4K probably mislead you. At least, you have the resolution right. You see, 4K at 3840x2160 is a resolution term used for video, signifying almost 4000 pixels in width. The aspect ratio there is 16:9 which is the same as HD video. Cameras usually shoot 4:3 or 3:2 images, although there are other ratios too. A pixel is a pixel. There is ...


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4K might be the next big thing in video, but for still photography that's just 8 megapixels, which is quite low for most cameras, and I think around the resolution of the iPhone. I have a Nikon D5300 with 24MP resolution, and I've seen other DSLRs get up to 36MP or higher. And no matter what, if you zoom in enough, you will eventually get pixelation (...


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Most cameras already have a resolution going far beyond 4K. Assuming you mean Ultra HD (3840x2160) opposed to "true" DCI 4K (4096x2160) you get a resolution of about 8MP (DCI 4K would be about 8.8MP). Most cameras are already way over this size and are at 20MP or even higher. So a "4K" image would actually be smaller than a full size image. That aside, you ...


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Faded photography is and example of stylization that is instantly available via mobile apps and plugins. Stylization helps removing resemblance to the physical world. It makes the pictures feel more artistic and since it removes some of the distracting reality, it actually makes it easier to show emotion in the photograph. I suspect it is used by people ...



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