Olympus 60mm f2.8 Macro is it all hype?

Started Jan 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Olympus 60mm f2.8 Macro is it all hype?
In reply to Trevor Carpenter, Jan 16, 2013

Trevor Carpenter wrote:

Wherever challenging subjects have been taken, the in focus parts of the subject are far and few between, depth of field appearing to be very difficult to manage.

Not sure what you're getting at here.  DOF on a lens isn't a quality factor of the lens, but a consequence of its physical characteristics - aperture and focal length.

You can easily increase DoF by stopping down the aperture.  Then you'll need lighting, but this is nothing new about this particular lens or m4/3 as a platform.  In fact, m4/3 as a platform will give you greater DoF for a given FOV than its larger sensor DSLR counterparts.

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