Accurately comparing FF vs APS-C sensor performance? An open discussion.

Started Apr 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
Robsphoto
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APS-C vs Full Frame: Depth of Field
In reply to Klipsen, Apr 9, 2013

Klipsen wrote:

All APS-C does is crop.

For a given magnification at the sensor plane and a given aperture, DoF is ~ identical.
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Yes, I think this was confirmed a long time ago by Bob Atkins here:

http://photo.net/learn/optics/dofdigital/

Quote from above page:

If you use the same lens on a small-sensor camera and a full-frame camera and crop the full-frame image to give the same view as the digital image, the depth of field is IDENTICAL

Cheers

Rob

http://www.robsphotography.co.nz/crop-factor-advantage.html

“Full Frame”  Cameras vs  “APS-C”  Cameras: Analysis of  the Crop  Factor  and “Telephoto  Advantage” of  an APS-C  Camera

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