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Old 28th July 2015
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Re: Macro..Sacrifice quality for working distance?

Originally Posted by Woofmix View Post
The advantage of a longer working distance is increased DOF, the biggest problem I have with my Oly 60mm macro is the DOF is really shallow even with small apertures due to close working distance .
I'm wondering if the m43 teleconverter would help, has anyone used the tc with the 60mm for macro?

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DOF at a given magnification is a function of aperture and nothing to do with the focal length. Focal length is mostly about working distance for macro.

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Re: Macro..Sacrifice quality for working distance?

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IQ is everything and the Sigma 150mm is a beauty I was considering selling it a while ago but then decided it wasn't worth letting it go after all.

Tom, is this the new Sigma 150mm lens selling around 600 you mean?

What camera mount does your lens have and how do you attach it to the m4/3 camera?

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Re: Macro..Sacrifice quality for working distance?

Hi Paul

My Sigma 150mm is the 4/3 version and I use the MMF 3 to attach it to the EM-1, EM-5. The lens is quick to snap into focus on the EM-1 too, you can only buy a pre-loved lens as Sigma no longer make the 4/3 version.

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