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Cropping Factor

What impact does print size have on the finished photograph?

This information applies to any camera having a film/sensor ratio of
2:3 (height:width), such as any 35mm film camera and most digital SLR's.

   

Did you know that...

   
panel 1 panel 2 panel 3 panel 4 panel 5
 
 

8x10, 11x14, 16x20, 20x24 & 24x30 prints are
cropped approximately here

 
 

and 5x7 & 30x40 prints are cropped right about here.

The following print sizes are Full Frame (uncropped):
4x6, 4.6x7, 8x12, 9x14, 13x20, 16x24, 20x30 & 24x36