01.08.08 by Jeff

56 megapixel camera!

I don’t want to turn this blog into a gadget blog but I know there are a lot of photo enthusiasts browsing the site and The Leaf AFi 10 camera just sounds ridiculously cool. 56×36 mm true wide frame, 56 megapixels, and can shoot up to iso800. Oh, did I mention this baby’s got a 6x7cm touch screen so you can view a true 1:1 raw image?!

Hasselblad users take note that the H3DII-50 DSLR camera comes out in October and also boasts 50 megapixels!

Still, I bet a lot of you aren’t gonna take a second look at the releases of these two cameras. I’m talking to you photobugs still hoarding all that polaroid film – you don’t care about megapixels, it’s about the imperfections, expectations and surprises in developing a roll of film. The pricetags aren’t gonna help either. The Leaf retails for $43,675 and the Hasselblad, a cool $37,000.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://phree-drugs.blogspot.com/ esoter1c

    I read in popsci the human eye can only see 3megapixels.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    maybe true but then this offers a waaaay larger 3 megapixel image. more resolution could also translate to the same resolution at a much larger size. or am i misunderstanding what you’re saying. explain yourself haha

  • dutch

    Wow. Medium format sized sensor next please!

  • http://phree-drugs.blogspot.com/ esoter1c

    I tried finding that original article and found a million different claims on the human eyes megapixel capabilities.

    http://www.google.ca/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=&=&q=human
    digg says 500
    lol

    i think i just opened a can of worms… 😛

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    hahha 500? awesome

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