Re: Angle of view instead of focal length

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by nick c, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. nick c

    nick c Guest

    On 10/2/2012 2:36 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
    > Given the wide variety of sensor sizes, wouldn't it be better if the
    > EXIF of a photo contained also the angle of view information? The focal
    > length of the lens is not really that important, actually it is quite
    > irrelevant.
    >


    Focal length would be a constant regardless of sensor size while the
    angle of view would a variable. However, the suggestion that the EXIF
    also include the angle of view, if one feels the need of it, might be an
    asset.
    nick c, Oct 3, 2012
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