Which macro lens: Tamron 90mm, Nikon 85mm or

Started Nov 13, 2012 | Questions thread
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Re: Which macro lens: Tamron 90mm, Nikon 85mm or

Stacey_K wrote:

Don't get confused and think a shorter macro lens has greater DOF. It doesn't. DOF is related to image magnification not focal length.

It doesn't, DoF is almost the same, even perhaps a few percent thinner (pupilliary magnification). But but it does seriously visually make more impression of depth. Absolute background blur at a certain distance from the focus plane is also practically the same. But relative background blur decreases at shorter FL.

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