[rollei_list] Re: Rolleiflex 35mm Cameras

It can be argued that DOF is purely a function of aperture and not FL.


Eric Goldstein

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On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:32 AM, CarlosMFreaza <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well, "any" camera is a term general too much. DOF has to do first
> with the lens focal length and the frame size and the circle of
> confusion size you consider acceptable and second with the f stop; you
> could stop down a 300mm lens for a 6x9  format at f11 or 16 (to say
> something) and you could still have more deeper DOF with the Rollei 35
> at f3.5, my point was that the Rollei 35 Tessar has a reasonable DOF
> and sharpness even wide open if you focus close to your desired
> focusing point, in other words, it is not necessary a telemeter under
> these conditions,  perhaps this was not the topic central axis but it
> has to do with some messages I read in the thread.
>
> BTW, the "universal" camera does not exist yet, if you know your
> tools, you also know where and why to use them.-
>
> Carlos
>
>
> 2009/11/10, Marvin <marvin0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> I think you missed the point Carlos, it's possible to stop the lens down and
>> have a large depth of field with just about any camera, but that doesn't
>> afford the individual much control. That's the problem with the 35.
>> Marvin.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Rolleiflex 35mm Cameras
>>
>> I rarely had problems guessing the distance with the Rollei 35,  these
>> two samples were taken during a travel, with the Tessar wide open, 3,5
>>  1/30 shutter speed and camera hand-held, the film was a Kodak Ultra
>> 400. The DOF is still deep at f 3.5 and the camera light meter worked
>> right.
>>
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/itarfoto/1433112977/
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>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/itarfoto/1456649900/
>>
>> Carlos
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