Weird Problem with D800 and 28-300mm

Started Jul 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Wolfgang1756
Regular MemberPosts: 205
Like?
Weird Problem with D800 and 28-300mm
Jul 26, 2012

I recently got this 28-300mm lens, thinking it can't be that bad!

Anyway the funny thing about this lens is that the corners are sharper than the centre! If fact the centre is the most blurry part of the image, even bettering the extreme corners.

This happens at all focal lengths and at all apertures.

Here is an example:-

I had to resize this image to 5000 pixels across, as DPReview said the original image was too large (30,000 pixel edge limit?)

Here is a 100% centre crop:-

And here is a 100% crop of the left side (much sharper!):-

ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow