Why does my 24-105 have a different magnification (macro ratio) from a 105mm macro lens at same MFD?

Started Jul 28, 2022 | Questions thread
OP Monicaa Junior Member • Posts: 44
Re: Why does my 24-105 have a different magnification (macro ratio)

FrancoD wrote:

I bet you are glad you did not ask in the technical forum section....

This is very fascinating, I've spent the last couple of days reading more and more into it, but I can't say I'm any clearer on it haha

Single elements? I can do that. Double elements? I can even figure that out! But when you get to the complexity of these formulas intuition goes out the window.

I'm going to re-read everything another few times, because I think all the info is here to explain this, I just need to make sense of it.

I actually ordered the Sigma DG DN 105 macro to experiment and see if having each lens in hand will help me intuit an understanding. Any excuse for GAS

 Monicaa's gear list:Monicaa's gear list
Fujifilm X-E3 Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 Macro OIS Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN
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