Originally Posted by RogerMac
It seems that at some time in the future we are likely to get an Oly camera with selectable aspect ratios. Perhaps you could suggest to Oly that one of those ratios should be 1:1.414 - that would allow direct printing onto A4 paper (and all the other A sizes as well) without having to mess about with additional cropping in PS.
The E-30 and E-620 already offer a wide range of user-selctable frame aspect ratios: 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 6:6 (square), 5:4, 7:6, 6:5, and 7:5. The lasty, 7:5 is an almost perfect match for A4.
The main problem with all these options is that they are crops of the default 4:3 frame. The Panasonic GH1 sensor enables the maximum area to be covered by these frame ratios.