Why SLRs have shallower DOF than point-and-shoot cameras

Started Jul 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
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onedawg
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Re: Why SLRs have shallower DOF than point-and-shoot cameras

Depth of field isn't affected by the number of pixels on a sensor, it's affected by the overall sensor size, focal length of the lens, aperture setting, and the distance to the foreground/subject/background.

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