All lenses create a circular image, and your camera’s sensor simply records a rectangular portion of this. A full-frame compatible lens creates an image circle the covers the full-frame sensor, and provides a cropped image with a smaller ‘crop-factor’ sensor. In this quick guide we offer four must-know tips for getting to grips with full-frame lenses for the first time.
Discover which Nikon lenses work with which sensor formats in our DX format vs FX format comparison.
Which full-frame DSLR from Canon is the best choice for your needs? In their latest guest post the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure weigh the pros and cons of each in their Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs 6D comparison.
The new FX-format Nikon Df has been unveiled, boasting a retro rangefinder body design and a full-frame Nikon D4 sensor. The Nikon Df price tag will be £2749.99 / €3350 (for the 50mm f/1.8 kit) with a release date set for 28 November.
Looking for a new full-frame camera? The new Sony A7R and Nikon D800 share what is widely believed to be the same 36.3-megapixel sensor, and, in fact, Marcus Hawkins finds their spec sheets match up on a number of levels in his Sony A7R vs Nikon D800 comparison.
The Nikon D610 is, or will be, Nikon’s cheapest full-frame DSLR. It’s aimed at enthusiasts ready to take their first step into the larger format, though it boasts performance and features which could attract many professionals too. But it arrives just a year after the launch of the D600, and brings only a handful of minor improvements. In this Nikon D610 vs D600 comparison we examine what’s improved, what has changed and what remains the same in Nikon’s new full-frame DSLR.
Following weeks of speculation, Nikon has officially revealed a Nikon D610 price tag and spec sheet. A successor to the popular ‘entry-level full frame’ Nikon D600, the Nikon D610 release date is set for 18 October 2013.
So what is full-frame, and what do you need to know in terms of full-frame vs APS-C cameras? In their latest guest blog, our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure run through some of the key points to remember in the great full-frame vs crop sensor debate!
A new Canon full frame sensor is capable of recording faint stars and capturing images in extreme low light.
The launch of the Nikon D600 and Canon EOS 6D ‘entry-level’ full frame DSLRs has brought the full frame sensor size to a whole new audience. But what can a full frame sensor offer your photography that your crop sensor can’t?
In this post we’ll explore some of the myths and pros and cons of full frame sensors and explain how it can affect the different types of pictures you may take. We’ll also look at ways to fine-tune your shooting technique you really use your full frame sensor to its full potential.