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More Ultra High-Resolution MTF Experiments

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GEEK ALERT!! Let’s be absolutely clear; this is not a practical or useful article. It won’t help your photography or cinematography become better. It won’t help you choose equipment any time in the next couple of years. It won’t provide any fodder for your next Forum War. It’s just a geek article that may interest some people. It […]

Sigma 35mm f/1.2 MTF Charts

Lenses and Optics

MTF Tests of the Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG Art

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We just finished testing a couple of 35mm prime lenses and came away quite impressed. But it took a little longer to finish testing the one everyone had been asking about; the Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG Art lens. I declared the Tamron 35mm f/1.4 SP the sharpest 35mm lens we had tested just a week […]

70-200mm f/4 MTF Charts

Just MTF Charts

Just the MTF Charts: 70-200mm f/4 Zoom Lenses

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We did the 70-200mm f/2.8 lens MTF charts last week, so let’s do the f/4 versions of the same range now. Sports shooters and portrait photographers need that f/2.8 aperture, but many of us, most of the time, are willing to trade that off for smaller-lighter-less expensive f/4 models. So, About f/4 Before we start, let me […]

MTF Charts for Zoom Lenses

Just MTF Charts

Just the MTF Charts: 70-200mm f2.8 Zoom Lenses

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Well, I’ve avoided putting up the zoom lenses as long as I could, but here we are. I’m going to do things a little differently; rather than listing by brand I’m going to try listing by range and type. I’m suspicious of it because it’s going to bring out the Brand Zealots who for some […]

Cine MTF Charts

Just MTF Charts

Just the Cinema MTF Charts: Tokina and Veydra Primes

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The Zeiss post was really long, this one is pretty short. I will mention again, these are less than 10 copy averages; we don’t carry a lot of these lenses. But there’s no MTF data elsewhere for them, so I will put out what we have. A Quick How to on Reading MTF Charts If […]

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