RX100: "Artistic" blur in macro shots? Help!

Started Sep 18, 2012 | Discussions thread
pavluha
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Re: RX100: "Artistic" blur in macro shots? Help!
In reply to Scratcher, Sep 22, 2012

Mine does the same. It looks like spherical abberation, and stopping down to 2.8 or below gets rid of the halos. I imagine that lens designers had to compromise somewhere. Spherical aberration is very well corrected at normal distances (where you are likely to use f/1.8) but poorly corrected at macro distances, where most people want to stop down for more DOF.

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