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On Wednesday, 17 January 2018 22:28:33 UTC, RichA  wrote:
> God, at least get used Nikon, Leitz, Olympus or Zeiss microscope!  The images are mediocre.
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https://www.dpreview.com/news/4895064436/structure-moving-4k-close-u...

I agree that it's not brillant and not that impressive, but the depth of field is the problem NOT
the quality of the optics. Of course someone could seel you a $10k lens and tell you you'd get
better results and you may well be fooled by them.
But in a recent doicumentry series on BBC 1 with david attenborough filming ants, they need to get
really close and have a hiogh depth of field so they brought a ~$8 lens off amazon/ebay and used
that on the end of their £1000s filming rig.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05rgmbt/p05rglqk