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10-29-2013, 03:25 AM   #106
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ikarus Quote
Great job by the K-3 and the 55mm f/1.4! That said, it is very apparent from the example pictures that the DOF of the Nikon is much shallower at the same aperture. I wouldn't go as far as to invoke apples and oranges, but the comparison would be a lot more meaningful had the author at least attempted to normalize for DOF, even though that's not possible without error, since the aperture can only be adjusted in discrete steps.
I don't think the author was interested in testing the lenses, but more the iso performance/rendering of the sensor and so iso, shutter speed and aperture were all left constant. It isn't a perfect test, but it does show how much difference there is between f4 shot on full frame and APS-C.


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