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The Film Photography Handbook by Monika Andrae, Chris Marquardt

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Cameras and Film Formats

Still cameras are not just distinguished by the way they are built, but also by the film size they use.

Sensor and negative sizes, from cell phone to large format camera

When deciding which camera type or format you want to work with, you should consider the subjects you prefer to shoot and/or how quickly (or inconspicuously) you want to work. Each type of photography has very individual requirements in terms of image quality and material. For example, photojournalists have a different set of needs from their equipment ...

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