POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.competition : Portrait orientation: 1200x1600 : Re: Portrait orientation: 1200x1600 Server Time
2 Mar 2024 11:21:12 EST (-0500)
  Re: Portrait orientation: 1200x1600  
From: scott
Date: 27 Nov 2004 04:35:29
Message: <41a84a61@news.povray.org>
<pov### [at] almostbestwebnet> wrote in message
news:kgfqp09fu75h7qb8aut21osjl9pmb0kc5g@4ax.com
> On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 14:00:05 +0100, "Gilles Tran"
> <tra### [at] inapginrafr> wrote:
>
>
>> meaning. The "traditional" landscape 4/3 is just a byproduct of
>> computer screen technology, not an artistic requirement.
>>
>> G.
>
> Interestingly enough, the 4:3 aspect predates computer screen
> technology ... it goes back to Thomas Edison.
>
> http://www.flattvpeople.com/tutorials/aspect-ratios.asp

Also 3:2 has been used in film still photography for ages, and 3:2 is used 
by most pro digital cameras.

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