Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropped sensor and focal length, oh my, part of Photo Gear Weekly.
- One of the issues that photographers…have been talking about for a very long time…relates to crop sensor cameras,…or what was often referred to,…especially in the early days of digital photography,…as a focal length multiplier.…The idea is, depending on which camera you're using,…a given lens might behave as, for example,…a 100 millimeter lens, or with a different camera,…as a 160 millimeter lens.…But am I really getting free focal length out of my lenses?…Sort of, but not exactly.…
What's really happening is that there are different…sensor sizes in different cameras.…And of course, for many photographers, we got our start…with 35 millimeter film photography.…Many digital SLRs relate to that format,…and so we have, for example,…I have the 5D Mark IV, which is a full frame sensor camera.…And that means that the frame size,…the image sensor that's actually capturing the photo,…is the same size of a single frame of 35 millimeter film.…But, I have other cameras that have a smaller sensor.…Here, the 7D Mark II for example, with what we refer to…
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