Image & hardware Specs for iMac slideshows on a Large Flatscreen TV?
I set up a hundred or so digital images and ran them as a slideshow on my 21" iMac. They looked really good at the 21" size, so now I'm wondering about shooting digital images for display on a big flatscreen monitor. I don't have the flatscreen yet, but anticipate buying one. So, some questions:
How high a pixel count can a Hi-res monitor take advantage of? Aren't they limited to around 1024 pixels wide? So would a 10mp image that is already over 3000 pixels wide be wasted, even on the hi-res monitor? Or am I wrong to equate pixel width directly with monitor resolution?
What is the largest monitor screen that would reveal all the detail in the digital image, yet not be so over-magnified that sharpness and gradation begin to suffer? Since this is related to viewing distance, let's assume 8 feet for now.
Plasma or LCD? I tend to think Plasma, for the tonal range. What do you think?
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