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pixel/zoom enhancement ?

I've got some wonderful pictures. Trouble is, that when I zoom in to get a better look, the pixels explode, and the picture loses is sharpness.
Is there anything that can be done to compensate (?) so that the picture stays sharp?
Pictures can be taken from miles up, of very small objects, and then get enhanced for clarity.
What is the secret (or am I asking a silly question)?
I just need to ask - thank you - Horst Fritz KRUEGER

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The secret is ti get a camera with...

In reply to: pixel/zoom enhancement ?

a very high resolution (maybe 5 megapixel or more) and very high OPTICAL zoom (maybe 10 or 12x). But I don't think there's much you can do about what you have now.

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In reply to: The secret is ti get a camera with...

either get a camera that has built in stability cnotrol or get a tripod to work with. being at a high optical zoom will seriously magnify any minute movements your hands make thereby blurring the picture. i've got a 10x optical zoom ad i'm still trying to figure out exactly how to take crystal clear pics.

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See Electronics

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You probably can get help in the Electronic|Digital Camera Forum

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Not really

In reply to: pixel/zoom enhancement ?

There exists such a thing as scalable vector graphics, but they are not really suited for use in digital cameras.

Ask any digital image expert, and they'll tell you that pixelation is just part of the process. An unavoidable part of the process. It technically exists with your more traditional film based photography as well. All the images on it are represented by very densely packed geometric shapes.

Higher pixel counts just hides the problem a little longer, and is probably the best you can hope for presently.

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