S110: good but one major disappointment

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Re: S110: good but one major disappointment
In reply to thermal1, 8 months ago

It's not a matter of manual control. It's the fact that small sensors use short lenses with much smaller lens openings (for the same f-stop) than your full-frame cameras. The result is that for small-sensor cameras, lens openings smaller than f/8 produce so much sharpness-destroying diffraction that f/8 is the smallest opening you get.

thermal1 wrote:

I didn't know sensor size would have any influence on manual control parameters. Live and learn.

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