Samsung 45mm f/1.8 Review (2d)

Started Apr 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Samsung 45mm f/1.8 Review (2d)
In reply to tufir, Apr 26, 2013

tufir wrote:

Thank you for the review, Eric.

I also like my 2d sample very much - it made me sell all my old 50mm manual focus lenses. Unfortunately I noticed some weakness with flare and ghosting effects, even with the hood and when the light source is out of the frame. I think some other people also mentioned this before.

How's your experience with this "issue"?

My samples show what it has with the sun in the frame, I haven't done enough shots with the sun just out of the frame.  With larger aperture lenses try to keep the camera in the shade shooting towards the light.  Like the photos of my son in the review (link to Zenfolio gallery right below conclusion) I tried to stand in the shade of the tree are not shoot into the sun.  I didn't have any hood attached, but I do sometimes shade the lens with my hand if I am in direct sun.

Eric

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