Bill Stacy’s Master’s Presentation

July 22, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

A Journey in Crop Sensors

The journey began with backpacking trips in Alaska with a compact zoom camera containing a tiny sensor a fifth the size of full frame. Portable and always available for surprise wildlife encounters.

Topics: Crop sensors, crop factors, and field of view. Advantages of small sensors in camera size and magnification explained along with the disadvantages in pixel count and image noise. Illustrating some  remedies via de-noise software, resizing software, and image stacking (night sky photography).