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Dave Hein | all galleries >> manual labor > DoF Test 2
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DoF Test 2
24-NOV-2010 DK Hein 2010

DoF Test 2

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Now this has been done right... mostly because I found exactly the right cans. :)
Taken with my (converted) Nikkor-P 105mm f/2.5 (vintage 1973) used, manual focus lens.

Off-camera flash : Distance to middle subject approx 48 inches (1.22m) : Can separation = 4 inches (102mm) : Focus point at Leaf below "ne".

Nikon D3 ,Nikkor-P 105mm f/2.5
All: 1/90s f/2.5 iso 200 full exif

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Sandi Whitteker10-Nov-2011 10:35
Very interesting study, Dave. And what did you learn from this to apply to your everyday shooting?
LeeG27-Nov-2010 05:53
I like tests that require beer.
Stefanos Lampridis25-Nov-2010 13:57
Well done Dave! Excellent presentation as well!!!
Stephanie25-Nov-2010 09:04
Excellent work Dave!!!! Now I am thirsty (and it's only 4 am in America....)! LOL!
Cheers!! V
longbachnguyen25-Nov-2010 07:39
That is an awesome lens, sharp, clear, wonderful dof, have one on me Dave :-)
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)25-Nov-2010 07:39
.......I'm beginning to think that you're having toooooo... fun,
with these old stuff! LOL!
Well done,waiting for more!