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03-02-2007, 08:27 PM   #1
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Wow, that is one short DOF...

Taken during a recent ice storm, using a Super-Takumar 50/1.4 wide open, on a ZX-M with T-Max 400 film. The depth of field can't be more than an inch or two, easy to see in such a visually simple image. Also apparent is how much image sharpness suffers at such a wide aperture, although it was a fairly low-light situation and there was of course no SR -- I've gotten used to those sharp images at 1/20 sec on my K100D!


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Oops, wrong forum...sorry about that! Although it is tangentially related to lenses...
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I like the angle. Gives effect of zooming into the shot. Yea thats really narrow DOF. You should see the DOF when you use a reverse macro ring.
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You want to see shallow DOF, try a 100/105mm macro at f/2.8mm at maximum magnification :-)

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