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Help me ok i try to make an order on my photos that come out of my canon eos 20d but when i order a 8x10 ect i have to crop it the lady said that there is a size difference on my camera now is this right can my camera change sizes on me i want to take a picture and not have to crop it at the end HELP!!!!!!!!!

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The sensor in most digital SLR cameras has an aspect ratio of 2 to 3. This is based on the aspect ratio of the film used in 35mm film SLRs, which was 24 x 36 mm. This works fine when you print on 4 x 6 paper (a 2 to 3 ratio), but not on 8 x 10 (which is a 4 to 5 ratio). Something has to be cropped in order to fit. You can't change the physical size of the sensor in the camera, so you will have to allow for some cropping if you are going to have your images printed on 8 x 10 paper.
For information, the 8 x 10 size became popular when many portrait photographers used large format 4 x 5 cameras. This obviously can fit perfectly on 8 x 10 paper without cropping.

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