Misinformation about m4/3

Started Feb 14, 2014 | Discussions thread
WolfyWho Contributing Member • Posts: 970
Re: Crop stuff

Guy Parsons wrote:

Get the instructor to read this page http://dpanswers.com/content/tech_crop.php as it seems to be the best one around explaining this sort of stuff.

If he refuses to read it then bye, bye, waste of time being there.

Regards...... Guy

That's a good read. The instructor doesn't even need to make that much of an effort though.  All he really needs to do is read a description of a Nikkor Dx (cropped sensor) lens. We'll take the Nikkor 35mm 1.8G DX as an example. As described on B&H's product page:

"To fulfill the needs of digital photographers owning Nikon cameras with DX-sized sensors, Nikon produces the 35mm f/1.8 AF-S DX Lens. This lens produces an angle of view similar to what a 50mm lens would produce on a full-frame/FX camera and thusly functions as a "normal" lens. Prior to the digital explosion, most shooters would begin their exploration into the world of photography with a "normal" lens with a large maximum aperture."

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