Depth of field when zooming in?

Started Feb 28, 2012 | Discussions thread
sterretje Contributing Member • Posts: 840
Re: Depth of field when zooming in?

haplens wrote:

Mine is a G7 with 7mm - 44mm F/2.8-4.8 lens. So I'm wondering people saying you get a shallow DOF when you zoom in generally valid only for fixed aperture zoom lenses?

It's just that you only compare wide open. Put it on f/5.6 or so for both extremes and you will be able to see the difference (taking into account the other conditions that influence DOF)

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