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[Question] What size are [F3:2] and [F1:1] images?

[F3:2] means 3:2 aspect ratio. [F1:1] means 1:1 aspect ratio.
Shooting at these sizes gives you the same sized shooting frame as 35 mm film cameras.
[F3:2] is '3456 x 2304' in the Image size, and Fine (F) in the Picture Quality.
[F1:1] is '2592 x 2592' in the Image size, and Fine (F) in the Picture Quality.

Example: [F3:2] image

Example: [F3:2] image

Example: [F3:2] image

When the image size is set to [F3:2], a black border is added to the top and bottom of the image in the picture display in accordance with the shooting range.

Example: [F1:1] image
Example: [F1:1] image

 

Example: [F1:1] image

When the image size is set to [F1:1], a black border is added to the left and right of the image in the picture display in accordance with the shooting range.

Any image size other than [F3:2] or [F1:1] will have 4:3 in aspect ratio, which will be suitable for use on a general personal computer monitor or a TV monitor (apart from High Definition television / HDTV.)

Example: [4:3] image
Example: [4:3] image
If you set the image size to [F3:2] or [F1:1], you can shoot with an image size of the same aspect ratio as the shooting frame of 35 mm film cameras.

See the FAQ below for information on how to change the image mode and image size.
How do I change the picture quality and image size?

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Answer ID: EDC09042
Date created: June 18, 2009
Date modified: --
Product: CX1
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications


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