Quote Originally Posted by tiberiustibz View Post
LIES! A 35mm kodachrome slide from the 50s contains more data than all but those exorbitant digital cameras today requiring tethering to computers. 22 megapixels with a good lens. MF has I believe 70, 4x5 has 300. (you have to scan them well, ye old desktop scanner is not gonna pull it off. Think drumscans)
But you see, that's exactly the point that I'm arguing against.

Why would megapixels, real or putative, be the only reason why one medium matter over the other?

35mm film has 22 "megapixels." So what?