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Old November 24th, 2013, 03:03 AM
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Better than 1:1 :)
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Old November 24th, 2013, 03:32 AM
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Is that the new toy?
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Old November 24th, 2013, 10:44 AM
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Is that the new toy?
Neither new nor mine, Tom.

Someone wanted to show me what they were seeing in a certain tissue sample of mine. Talk about macro!!

p.s. i did not understand a thing.
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http://macrolenses.de

Go choose....
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Old December 9th, 2016, 07:10 AM
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I will take this opportunity to remind us that the infamous "1:1" image magnification, often used as the criterion of "real macro performance" for a lens, is not very definitive with regard to our actual photographic needs.

Almost always, what we are really interested in is what sized object (or object field) will fill our frame. At the "1:1" benchmark, that is a field whose size equals the fame size. For a camera with a four-thirds sensor, that would be an object less than 13.5 mm in diameter (about 2/3 the diameter of an American dime coin).

For an 8" 10" format camera, that object might be a ladies' shoe.

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Sure.

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