## What is a 16mm lens on crop sensor?

A 16mm lens on a crop sensor camera will look the same as a 24mm lens on a full frame camera (if you have a 1.5x crop sensor, canon’s crop sensors are 1.6x)

What is 18mm equivalent on crop sensor?

18mm x 1.6 = 28.8mm. Your 18mm lens will produce a field of view on your crop sensor camera similar to what a 28.8mm lens would on a full frame one. So if you’re looking for a very wide scene, then you might want to pick out a lens that is wider than 18mm to compensate for your crop.

### How do you calculate crop factor?

“Crop factor” is the ratio of the sensor size to 35mm / full-frame (see below). You take the provided crop factor number, multiply it with the focal length of the lens and you get the equivalent focal length relative to 35mm film / full-frame.

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What is a crop sensor lens?

Crop frame sensor lenses are designed specifically to match the smaller size of crop sensors. The image coverage on these lenses is designed for a sensor smaller than full frame. If you try to pair a lens built for crop sensors onto a full frame camera then your images will have black edges around them.

## What is 17mm on a crop sensor?

Full frame sensors measure focal lengths in miles and crop sensors measure them in kilometres. To convert from miles to kilometres, divide by five and multiply by eight. 17 miles equals 27.2 kilometres, so a 17mm lens has an equivalent focal length of 27.2mm when used on a crop sensor.

What is a crop factor on a camera?

In digital photography, the crop factor, format factor, or focal length multiplier of an image sensor format is the ratio of the dimensions of a camera’s imaging area compared to a reference format; most often, this term is applied to digital cameras, relative to 35 mm film format as a reference.

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### What is crop camera?

A crop sensor is smaller than the standard 35 mm size, which introduces a crop factor to the photos these cameras take. This means that the edges of your photo will be cropped for a tighter field of view.

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## What is the crop factor of a 1 inch sensor?

3x crop factor
A “1 inch” sensor has about a 3x crop factor. The phrase “One Inch” makes them sound about the same size as a DSLR sensor, since real DSLR sensors are either about an inch wide (crop-frame) or an inch tall (full-frame) — but nothing about a 1″ sensor is anywhere near an inch or the size of a real DSLR sensor!

What size is a crop sensor?

The two most common crop sensor sizes are APS-C and Micro Four Thirds, which have a 1.6x and 1.5x crop factor respectively.

### Does lens focal length matter on a crop sensor camera?

The focal length of any lens will produce the same image on your crop sensor camera regardless of if the lens is designed for a full frame camera or a crop sensor camera. When the crop factor does come in to play is with regards to the sensor, and it should only be used when comparing camera bodies in addition to the lenses.

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What is the crop factor of a Canon DSLR camera?

So, if you have a camera with an APS-C-sized sensor (circa 15.6 x 23.5mm or 14.8 x 22.2 on Canon), plug in the numbers and you will get a crop factor of 1.5x (or 1.6x for Canon).

## What is a normal lens in photography?

A so-called “normal lens” (showing a “normal” or ordinarily expected camera view) is considered to be a lens with focal length more or less approximately same as the sensors diagonal dimension. That is a short focal length for a tiny sensor.

What is the crop factor of a 70 200mm lens?

For example, a 70-200mm lens becomes a virtual 105-300mm lens on a 1.5x APS-C sensor. Cameras with sensors or films larger than a 35mm frame will have sub-one crop factors. For instance, a medium-format Pentax 645Z’s sensor measures 33 x 44mm. This gives it a crop factor of 0.78x.