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Macro mode reduces depth of field?????

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Old Tuesday 8th April 2003, 01:18   #1
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Macro mode reduces depth of field?????

I just realized that macro mode normally reduces your useable depth of field. so if i don't shoot in macro i should have a larger depth of field to work with? seems logical or is depth of field pretty much limited by the scope anyway?
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Old Tuesday 8th April 2003, 04:01   #2
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Paul, I believe depth of field is negated by scope use. 35mm rules "fly out the window" when digiscoping in my opinion.
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Old Tuesday 8th April 2003, 16:53   #3
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In my very few attempts at Digiscoping macro mode seems to produce the better shots than automatic mode. I believe you are focussing on the first mirror in the scope so if the depth of field on that mirror/plate is deep it will transfer to the camera's image. Hope that makes sense. When I read this it doesn't!! lol
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