What is DX zoom?
In digital SLR cameras, the camera’s format refers to the size of its image sensor. DX cameras with smaller sensors are optimized for corresponding DX lenses. The DX designation can be found in the lens name, i.e. AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 12-24mm f/4G IF-ED.
What are DX lenses for Nikon?
DX-NIKKOR lenses are engineered and optimized for use on Nikon DX-format D-SLRs and are designed to cover the smaller image area of the DX sensor. When a DX lens is mounted on an FX-format Nikon D-SLR, the camera’s DX-Crop Mode is automatically engaged, introducing a 1.5x magnification (cropping) factor.
Is the Nikon D5600 FX or DX?
The Nikon D5600 is a DX camera body or cropped sensor, so many of the lenses for it are also light. However, you do have to be careful if you mount a full frame lens on it. They are a lot heavier and it may seem like the lens could come off. Of course, it won’t, but be aware and be careful.
What is the best Nikon Zoom Lens?
Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G – Our Choice
What is better FX or DX?
As to the choice between an FX and a DX camera, there are advantages and drawbacks to both. While FX sensors are more expensive creating higher cost for cameras and lenses, they provide better resolution and higher sensitivity. However, the DX sensors create the opportunity for less expensive and more affordable lenses for DX cameras.
What is the difference between DX and FX sensors?
The DX-format is the smaller sensor at 24x16mm; the larger full frame FX-format sensor measures 36x24mm which is approximately the same size as 35mm film. Different NIKKOR lenses are designed to accommodate the different camera sensor sizes. DX cameras with smaller sensors are optimized for corresponding DX lenses.
What is Nikon DX format?
The Nikon DX format is an alternative name used by Nikon corporation for APS-C image sensor format being approximately 24×16 mm. Its dimensions are about 2⁄3 (29 mm vs 43 mm diagonal, approx.) those of the 35mm format. The format was created by Nikon for its digital SLR cameras, many of which are equipped with DX-sized sensors.