Some dumb questions I have been wondering about

Started Mar 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Mathematically, a square sensor...
In reply to mike703, Mar 31, 2013

mike703 wrote:

Allan Olesen wrote:

A lot of people seem to think that they will just get more height with a square sensor. They forget that they also get less width.

Well spotted!  Very good point. If you want a rectangular image it is more efficient to use a rectangular sensor than use a square one and crop.

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Exactly.  I wonder why that gets missed by so many people?

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