Any interest in a line of Prime Landscape lenses?

Started May 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
brightcolours
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That is silly and insulting.
In reply to Canyongazer, May 14, 2013

Canyongazer wrote:

Yes, you are right, Christian, the 20mm 3.5 Voigtlander ticks some of the boxes...unfortunately its appealing pancake size (52mm filter thread) contributes to less than stellar performance (as I've read...I don't own one.)

I use a Nikon 2.8 AF-D....it's pretty good on a D700, on a tripod at 8. 62mm filters...Nikon had an MF 20mm f4 with a 72mm thread so progress marches on.

What I am speculating about is a new line of landscape lenses that will be a good match for the D800E and the  other monster MP camera that come down the line.

Some inside the box folks think diffraction is an insurmountable problem.  They may be right but I hope not.

Inside the box?? That is just one big insult. That you have no idea about diffraction is your own issue, and you can overcome that by education. Diffraction is just physics. Nothing more, nothing less.

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/opt/mch/diff.rxml

http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/light/ref-diff.html

http://www.universetoday.com/89409/diffraction-of-light/

About the Voigtlander 20mm f3.5 SLII, you have read wrong information. It actually is a very nice lens, just with quite strong vignetting wide open. but as you are a photographer who likes to use lenses stopped down, that should not be a problem.

http://www.echenique.com/index.php/2010/02/02/cv-color-skopar-20mm-review/

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