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RWCooper

Winnipeg, CA
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RWCooper Silver Member Nikonian since 04th Jul 2004
Tue 01-Jul-08 04:23 PM

Hi,

It is my understanding that as the photosites on a sensor become smaller diffraction becomes an issue. I believe Thom Hogan recommends f/13 as the smallest f-stop you should use with a D200 (and f/11 on a D300). Anything physically smaller and sharpness begins to fall off. For those of you using a D3 do you find that you can use the smaller apertures, say f/16 and f/22, without losing sharpness? If so would the D700 be a good camera to use for macro-photography?

Thanks,
Randy

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