December 17, 2016 at 7:43AM
Demystifying Digital Camera Sensor Size
The soul of any digital camera is its digital sensor—to determine the resolution, camera sensor size, depth of field, low-light performance, dynamic range, lenses, and even the camera’s physical size but the camera sensor is the key.
The camera image sensor is a solid-state device. This is the part of the video camera’s internal hardware that captures light and converts it into a crispy and beautiful image. The camera sensor is the electronic equivalent of film.
With film cameras, you could choose from many film stocks, each with its own unique characteristics. With digital cameras, much of the technology is already built into the camera’s hardware, and you have a choice of hundreds of looks you can apply later in post production.
Check out the video breakdown here: https://indiefilmhustle.com/camera-sensor-size/