Panasonic 7-14 - Usage tips for UWA neophyte

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Florida Nature Photographer
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Re: So, ya try stuff...
In reply to Abrak, 7 months ago

Abrak wrote:

Well of course the 7-14 is an f4 lens but I get your point.

I'm so used to f 2.8 from my other two lenses and my former FZ200.

However, what you have to realize is how insanely wide the DOF is on a 7MM M43 lens.

If you focus 10ft away at f4 (the lowest f stop) everything between 2.2ft to infinity will be in focus. So essentially at f4 everything is in focus.

I was completely unaware of this! Thanks for pointing it out. One less thing to deliberate about in the field.

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