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09-15-2009, 10:10 AM   #16
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I notice that your description of the difference has evolved from "considerable" to "not a significant difference". Why not show this difference and describe how you measured it?

I agree that the DOF scale is irrelevant, but you did bring it up to suppot your assertion.

09-17-2009, 10:29 PM   #17
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Is short throw an issue?

QuoteOriginally posted by rhygin Quote
I think that's the only drawback. The throw is really short at mid-long distances. I'm ok with it, but it's something to at least be aware of
I can see how this makes MF difficult, but does it matter that much on AF? I would think that would make AF even quicker, unless of course, it misses catching focus and keeps hunting?
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Yes, the DA35ltd has a flatter focal plane, which could affect the perception of
DOF near the edges at close range, but DOF is simply a function of sensor size,
focal length, and aperture at the same distance to subject. No 35mm lens has
any different DOF than any other at the same apertures.

Here are some varying-distance shots from the DA 35:


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I can see how this makes MF difficult, but does it matter that much on AF?
Not for me.


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