Wide angle and aspect ratio

Started Oct 15, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Wide angle and aspect ratio
Oct 15, 2011

Does wide angle lenses affect the natural aspect ratio of the picture? Does having wider angle lens mean that the picture are being compressed horizontally? Or does the lens get wider vertically as well?

Could someone please explain this thoroughly...

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