28-300 set at 300mm really only 119mm?

Started Aug 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
Peter v.d Werf
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Re: 28-300 set at 300mm really only 119mm?
In reply to ryan2007, Aug 13, 2012

ryan2007 wrote:

If you are not a paid photographer making a living at photography why does this matter.

I think whether you get paid or not isn't really relevant. It entirely depends on your type of shooting whether focal breathing is an issue or a non-issue.

There are exceptions, but for most of the users screaming murder about the focal breathing they "discovered", it's really a non-issue in real life. And for the few shots at close range where taking a small step forward isn't an option, a small crop will get you the same frame filling result.

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