Is FF sensors going to slowly phase out?

Started Apr 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
EinsteinsGhost
Forum ProPosts: 11,174Gear list
Like?
Re: Is FF sensors going to slowly phase out?
In reply to Erik Magnuson, Apr 12, 2013

Erik Magnuson wrote:

EinsteinsGhost wrote:

You can stop it down to f/32.

If you do, you block the effect of the apodizing element and it becomes a normal 135mm lens.

That is irrelevant because you're effectively striving to maximize DoF. Apodizing element is primarily to help towards a gaussian rendering of OOF areas, when they are to show up.

These larger apertures are for speed, rather than DoF.

It's used for both because you cannot have one w/o the other.

Shallow DoF is a consequence. Getting a 500mm f/4 has more to do with maximizing speed than to create a shallow DoF.

 EinsteinsGhost's gear list:EinsteinsGhost's gear list
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F828 Sony SLT-A55 Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Sony 135mm F2.8 (T4.5) STF +12 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
NoNew
NoNew
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow