aspect ratios - 4:3 vs 3:2

Started May 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: I suppose...
In reply to kenw, May 12, 2012

kenw wrote:

3:2 is OK in landscape on occasion but sort of ridiculous in portrait.

...it depends a lot on what you consider a "portrait" and what constitutes "ridiculous":

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1029&message=35161409

Portrait and landscape orientation - not subject!

Ah. Well, the last two portraits in the link were in portrait orientation. However, here's an assortment of 2:3 pics (portrait orientation):

Seems to work well enough for a wide variety of scenes. That's not to say that many wouldn't prefer 3:4 better, but "ridiculous" seems rather out of place for 2:3 portrait orientation pics.

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