This is the aspect ratio of full HD and 4K UHD video and it’s been widely adopted as the aspect ratio for domestic TVs and computer monitors. The 16:9 ratio means that the picture is 16 units wide by 9 units high. These units can be anything from pixels to centimetres to inches, but the […]
A 1:1 aspect ratio means the width of the image is the same as its height – in other words, it’s square. The square format was very popular in 120 medium format film photography, and it’s popular today on Instagram.
The most popular type of film camera, using 35mm film originally developed for the movie industry. 35mm negatives measure 36 x 24mm and full frame digital cameras are their direct equivalent, with sensors the same size as the 35mm negative.
360 cameras create fully immersive video that extends in a full sphere around the camera position, which is usually stationary but could also be mounted on a skydiver’s helmet, for example. There are two ways of working with and watching 360-degree video. One is to use the video as raw material for creating a regular […]
The 3:2 aspect ratio is used by three main sensor sizes: the 1-inch sensors in some higher end compact cameras, APS-C cameras and full frame cameras. The width of the photo is 1.5 times its height. This is the aspect ratio used by 35mm film.