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11-12-2013, 05:48 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Scootatheschool1990 Quote
Wikipedia is always there to help:

Telecentric lens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

However, the explanation is a bit dense, maybe. In more simplified terms, a telecentric photographic lens will manage light rays so they hit the sensor nearly perpendicular to the surface, meaning they stand a better chance of being actually detected by the sensor. That's because an electronic sensor has a smaller cone of acceptance than film. Microlenses can help a lot with this, changing the angle of incidence before the light rays actually touch the sensor surface.

QuoteOriginally posted by Scootatheschool1990 Quote
This is what I'm talking about! Where did you learn all this information?
I'm guessing college


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