C/V 35/1.4 focus shift confirmation
Well, I know that a lot of electrons have been spilled over whether the C/V 35/1.4 shifts focus as you stop down (and whether it matters). Seeing is believing. I put my new 35/1.4 SC (thanks Hiromu!) on an EP-2, focused wide open using the EVF in "focus magnification" mode and then stopped down the lens while looking through the EVF at a page of text about 2 feet away. You could see the zone of sharp focus moving backwards from the original point of focus so that by 5.6, all of the focused area was behind the original spot. It is actually not a problem with an EP-2 because you can focus stopped down, but I can see it being maddening on an RF camera, unless you knew your lens really well and compensated for it in actual use. I am very much looking forward to learning this lens. The EP-2 will actually be a great learning tool for this sort of lens because you can see what sort of adjustments are needed in real time.
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