Will I lose the bokeh effect on Non-Full Frame Cameras? What is the crop factor?

On APS-C format (or cropped-frame) cameras, the New Petzval 58 has an equivalent focal length close to 85mm — that’s the same focal length as the New Petzval 85mm Portrait Lens. So whether you’re shooting with a full-frame or cropped-frame camera, you’ll be able to get great portrait, landscape and daily life shots!

Here are specific crop factors of various cameras when combined with the New Petzval 58:

APS-C (such as Canon non full-frame digital SLR cameras, Fuji X-Pro 1 and some Sony NEX cameras)
You will have a crop factor of 1.5 or 1.6. An equivalent focal length of New Petzval 58 will be between 87mm and 93mm.

Micro 4/3
You will have a crop factor of 2. The equivalent focal length to the New Petzval 58 will be 116mm.

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written on 2015-06-26 in #lenses #petzval-58