Why is this? DoF on M43 vs. FF

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Why is this? DoF on M43 vs. FF
May 22, 2012

Go to...
http://www.dofmaster.com/dofjs.html

Select the Canon 5D full frame camera
Select 35mm for focal length
Select F/2.8 for F-stop
Select 10 feet for subject distance

Total DoF = 4.36 ft

Now change the camera to an E-PL1
(leave all other settings the same because we want to use the same exact lens)

Total DoF = 2.11 ft.

So all physical parameters being equal, the m43 camera has a shallower DoF?

Canon EOS 5D Olympus PEN E-PL1
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