A simple website decodes the mystery of sensor measurements
By Stan Horaczek on May 24, 2011
By now, you're probably familiar with some camera sensor sizes. APS-C and full frame are probably old hat by now, but venture into the world of compact cameras and things get pretty complicated. That's where Sensor-size.com comes in.
Imagine putting the same focal-length lens on eight different kinds of cameras. Position each camera in the exact same place, at the same height, aimed at exactly the same spot. Would the pictures from each camera show the same scene?