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When viewing a 100% crop you are viewing each pixel at 100% size. In other words each pixel in the photo gets an entire pixel on your computer screen or other viewing screen. When an entire high resolution photo is viewed on most computer monitors or other smaller screens the image must be scaled down to fit. There isn't a standard term for this because ...


"100% crop" means a crop of the image at 100% enlargement (i.e. not scaled down to fit on the screen). I agree the term is totally misleading - it sounds like a 50% crop should be half an image, so 100% crop should be the whole thing! It's a term that's widely used unfortunately, I prefer the term "actual pixels" so I use that wherever possible in the hope ...

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