Questions about the optical performance of the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens (SEL18200LE)

Started Jan 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
Sgt_Strider
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Re: Questions about the optical performance of the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens (SEL18200LE)
In reply to blue_skies, Jan 14, 2013

blue_skies wrote:

Sgt_Strider wrote:

I think I've read that at the telephoto range, there is a bit of softness especially at 200mm. Were these observations made with handheld performance? What I want to know is whether the lens produce sharp results from 18mm to 200mm when mounted on a tripod? Will 150mm to 200mm produce adequately sharp results when mounted on a tripod?

Thanks!

Maybe OOC, with soft JPG settings, but not if you sharpen in post.

Below from the original 18200:



Image at 18mm

Crop at 200mm

Image at 200mm

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Cheers,
Henry

Thanks for the response. Were these shots handheld or taken with a tripod?

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