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What is a Megapixel?

20 megapixel camera or 8 megapixel camera? Is it even important? If you are on the hunt for the best photography camera, and you don’t know your MP from your mega pixels to your pixels, read on – you’ve finally found an answer. To help illustrate you should know about the Pointillism painting technique. It consists of small and distinct dots of singular colour arranged in patterns to form a picture. The most famous example of this in the art world is Georges Seurat’s painting, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”: The technique relies on the brain’s amazing ability to blend the colour spots into a whole image. A photograph is exactly the same – it is...

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