Some dumb questions I have been wondering about

Started Mar 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Some dumb questions I have been wondering about
In reply to Wellington100, Mar 28, 2013

Wellington100 wrote:  1) Why are camera sensors not square? Surely a square sensor is the most efficient way to get the best out of a lens?

Only a quickie as somewhat busy - other will comment on rest.  In fact, a round image would be even more efficient as that is what any lens projects.  Even with film square format cameras (Rollei etc.) most people ended producing rectangular images in print format.

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