Fine Tuning D700 24-85 3.5 lens

Started Feb 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Ray Roberts
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Re: Fine Tuning D700 24-85 3.5 lens
In reply to larrywilson, Feb 16, 2012

Hello Larry,

I am viewing at 100%. I do know that all lenses will be sharper 2-3 stops down from open but why I am asking is the images that were sent to me by the guy that sold this lens were absolutely pin sharp wide open at 24mm. I actually asked him if he had sharpened them before resizing and he said no, but to be fair I tested the lens in dim light on a tripod and might have had a little mirror shudder whereas he shot outdoors at a much faster shutter speed. At the other end this lens is amazingly sharp wide open so good actually that I am putting my nikon 85mm 1.8 up for sale. Anyhow thanks for the reply.

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