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Re: Patent: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 DO Macro
« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2014, 12:34:31 PM »
(3) DO elements create onion ring bokeh, but that's ok because bokeh is totally unimportant in macro shooting.

Neuro, I probably miss the meaning of the ::) smiley

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Re: Patent: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 DO Macro
« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2014, 12:34:31 PM »

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Re: Patent: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 DO Macro
« Reply #16 on: July 29, 2014, 01:07:14 PM »
PBD - that looks like a scene that should be in the movie Dazed and Confused :D

I see what you mean about the onion skin look.   It's very evident in that picture.
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Re: Patent: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 DO Macro
« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2014, 09:59:57 PM »
I've been hoping for a 180 II, but was hoping for f/2.8, 9 bladed diaphragm, and the like, not DO.  Let's hope this is just a defensive patent.

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Re: Patent: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 DO Macro
« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2014, 09:59:57 PM »