Digital zoom

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Subject: Digital zoom
From: "Peter Shute (NUW)" <>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 11:58:30 +1000
On Friday, September 22, 2006 9:46 AM  wrote:

As digital zoom cannot create information that isn't present on
the image sensor, any differences in the final image is purely
due to the interpolation algorithm used to determine the values
of the "extra" pixels.  I haven't done any side-by-side tests,
but I found this site which has some useful information and
examples of different algorithms:

Thanks for that link. The last paragraph confirms what I said, with the caveat that you should get a better lens instead if you can.

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