Originally Posted by Mike Deep
Prints. Aspect ratios aside, full HD lacks the resolution for even a 5x7" print, and is way too compressed to stand up against a still.
QFT full HD video is what 1920x1080 that's less than 2MP stills out of a frame. So even a cheap *** P&S has your *** handed to you there. I'd put any photo from my XTi up against a still from an HD professional level video camera any day cause I know the photo quality on my XTi is about 5x as high in terms of sheer pixel count then given the fact i'm using lenses designed specifically for stills and am able to adjust aperture and shutter and such to adjust to lighting means I could take any picture you pull from a video and just rip it to shreds from a technical perspective.