The aspect ratio of an image is the ratio of its width to its height. The larger the ratio, the ‘wider’ the image; the smaller the ratio, the ‘squarer’ the image. Digital camera sensors have their own ‘native’ aspect ratio, and this is generally tied in to the sensor size. The small 1/2.3-inch sensors or […]
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.