MFT Users: Do you miss the shallower depth-of-field of bigger sensor cameras?

Started Feb 8, 2014 | Discussions thread
David Kieltyka
David Kieltyka Veteran Member • Posts: 4,949

Shallow DOF is as much a matter of technique as an intrinsic feature of any particular format. Of course if your sensor is too small you run into problems, but m43 isn't too small. It's ironic: my largest sensor camera gets used mostly on a tripod with the lenses stopped down to f/11 or so. Deep DOF. My m43 cameras get used handheld with fast lenses, including three of the fastest ones (Voigtländers) commercially available for any format. Often quite shallow DOF.

Panasonic GX7, Y/C Zeiss 85/1.4 + Metabones SpeedBooster @ effective f/1.


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