Photo composition calculator

Use this calculator to convert your lens and camera characteristics, together with subject distance, into the composition of the frame.

Frame

Multiplier
distance / focal distance
200
Recorded height
36mm / 1.5(A/R) * 200 / 1000
4.8m
Recorded width
36mm * 200 / 1000
7.2m
  • This is what your frame will look like with a 182 cm (6 foot) person at 10 meter.

  • Resolution

    Estimated resolution
    24 MP, A/R = 1.5
    Resolution at 10m
    4000 px/ 4.8 height
    833 px/m
    Full person height
    4000 / 4.8 * 1.82m
    1517 pixels
    Person face height
    4000 / 4.8 *.3m
    250 pixels

    References