I replaced my Nikon P90 for interior work photos with a D5500 for better light control without flash. That is working fine, but when I resize for the Web my photos are 500×334 instead of 500×375 — which my website is set up to accept. Why?


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The sensor ratio are different:

When resizing your images, you are probably fixing the length of the longest dimension of your image to 500 pixels, and the shortest dimension is computed accordingly.

  • On the P90, it yields 500*375 pixels images (500/375 = 4/3)
  • On the D5500, it yields 500*334 pixels images (500/333 = 3/2)

You need to crop the D5500 images using a 4/3 image ratio.

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    \$\begingroup\$ "You need to crop the D5500 images using a 4/3 image ratio" ...or change the website to be less restrictive \$\endgroup\$
    – osullic
    Jun 17, 2017 at 16:47
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks, I thought perhaps I hadn't set something correctly on the camera. \$\endgroup\$
    – user64110
    Jun 22, 2017 at 2:39

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