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Old Jun 4, 2014, 5:55 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by TCav View Post
The FZ150 has a small image sensor, so it has a pretty deep DoF anyway, and while stopping down usually will make the DoF deeper, the FZ150 doesn't actually have a diaphragm, so changing the f-stop won't change the DoF.
Originally Posted by SIMON40 View Post
Late to the party here...but...
TCav... are you sure the "150" doesn't have a diaphragm...?
See these 2 pics- one at f/3.4, the other at f/8....
Focus area fixed on badge on torch....
My mistake. Thanks for calling me on this.

While many P&S cameras use a simple neutral density filter to alter the exposure, the FZ150 has an actual diaphragm.
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