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 […]
This is the aspect ratio used by many camera sensors, including smartphones, point and shoot cameras, Micro Four Thirds and medium format cameras. It's less 'wide' than the 3:2 format used for 35mm film, APS-C and full frame cameras.