Just another aspect ratio thread

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mga010 Regular Member • Posts: 450
Re: Just another aspect ratio thread

Pocket Lint wrote:

I find it strange that formats like full frame, or aps-c still use the 3:2 aspect ratio, especially nowadays with such high megapickle sensors.

The lenses design for them have to cover an area wide enough for the longest side, so some of the top and bottom are left un-used.

Wouldn’t it be more efficient to use the most area and if one chooses, crop to 3:2 if they wanted to?

I’d hate a big chunky 1:1 camera mostly used in 3:2 or even 16:9. It would also throw away good parts of the lens unnecessarily. You need to keep in mind that the image circle ends at the corners.

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