overview Crop factor

Crop factor Crop factor
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Crop factor only applies to 35mm DSLRs. Its called a crop factor because many DSLRs have sensors which are smaller than 35mm film, which means compared to a 35mm film SLR, some of the image is cropped, changing the perspective of the image.

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Compared To Compared to recent digicams

Out of 11 recent digicams, only 1 has (significantly) better crop factor than the Nikon Coolpix P500.

Nikon Coolpix P500
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Best
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Average
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