When f1.0 just isn't fast enough ...


Back in 2003, I found myself with a lens line up that from 24mm to 200mm, all faster than f/1.8, so to say that I enjoyed DoF isolation was an understatement. However, there was a part of me that thought the 85mm f/1.2 just wasn’t shallow enough. I had tubed the thing beyond its nodal point reach to where the minimum focus point was behind the front element. However, a part of me still felt there was less depth to be achieved.

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