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Old 01-06-2012, 12:59 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Hatchetman View Post
Constraint #2 want large depth of field for trains/landscape, need smaller aperature of f8 to f16 (ideally)
I generally agree, but going from f/8 to f/16 generally buys you very little, perhaps nothing at all noticeable, from a depth of field point of view, and costs you one stop in either shutter speed or ISO. No need to go past f/8 in my book. I never go past f/11 anymore.

Also, at f/16 I think one starts seeing some diffraction effects on a crop sensor camera.
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