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08-13-2010, 12:49 PM   #46
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QuoteOriginally posted by Blue Quote
What the OP asked was whether the so called crop factor applied to the macro ratio of a lens.
Right, that was the *original* question - but he then later clarified he really was talking about how the picture appeared - how big the subject appears in the frame - not the actual magnification ratio. So yes, actual magnification ratio doesn't change - but how big the subject appears in the frame does. Just as actual focal length doesn't change - but the FOV (which is what people normally care about when they discuss focal length) does.

This really shouldn't be especially controversial.


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