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 […]
A sensor designed specifically to allow image and video capture in a variety of aspect ratios without the usual cropping and with more efficient use of the sensor area. It's been used by Panasonic in a number of its cameras.