Conjecture on Nikon DL and One

Started Feb 27, 2016 | Discussions thread
Cliff Fujii
Cliff Fujii Veteran Member • Posts: 8,215
Re: Conjecture on Nikon DL and One

Jose Wayne wrote:

Drplusplus wrote:

On a related macro topic: since the DL has a lens of similar range to the one in the LX7, I wonder if the DL macro, like that of the LX7 , is only achieved at the 24mm focal length and with the lens more or less pressed right up against the subject?

If so, this means that while you can still claim 1:1, it's not as usable as a macro that has some standoff distance. I recall using the LX7 it was all too easy to throw shadows on the subject because you had to be very close. But it was still a nice feature...

Almost all zoom lenses achieve maximum magnification at the tele end of the focal length range.

If you look at the zoom ring of the DL 24-85, the macro feature is at the short end of the zoom. Of course that might be irrelevant if Nikon cams the lens mechanism when going into macro mode.

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