So why don't people ever talk about the 4/3 aspect ratio?

Started Jan 28, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Haven't you noticed? We are offered three or four formats …
In reply to topstuff, Jan 28, 2014

… and we use them.

I work mainly in 3:2, also in 16:9 for some stuff -- particularly landscapes, and 4:3 for some other stuff, particularly portraits in vertical orientation.

Square is also there, of course. I don't use it except by accident.

Before 35mm (i.e. FF), roll film cameras ruled. They were 1:1 (e.g. 6x6cm), 4:3 (e.g. 6x4.5) or 3:2 (i.e. 9x6 cm).

Most pix were printed on 10X8" paper for all kinds of uses , which is 4:5 format.

Cheers, geoff

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Geoffrey Heard
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