This term refers
to the physical size or dimensions of the film, as film generally
has a set amount of resolution or information it can record
per square cm, the larger the film the more information that
can be recorded. Although film use has diminished considersably, standard film sizes in use today are 35mm,
120, 4x5inches and 8x10 inches.
similar in digital cameras, the larger the ccd the more information
that can be recorded.