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Old Oct 21, 2012, 3:02 PM   #11
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Does "crop factor" apply to fixed lens cameras (Canon sx40), and if so how?

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Old Oct 21, 2012, 3:40 PM   #12
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Crop factor is really only so that people with interchangable lens cameras with different size image sensors can relate how the same lens will perform on different camera bodies. Every camera has a crop factor, though it means little unless you can change lenses. A more meaningful alternative is "35mm Equivalent Focal Length". which is "Crop Factor" rasied to a higher plane of existance.
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