50mm Prime with Resolution for a D800? Come on Nikon/Sigma!

Started 8 months ago | Questions thread
light_bulb
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Re: The 50 1.8 out-resolves the D800
In reply to moving_comfort, 8 months ago

moving_comfort wrote:

light_bulb wrote:

Sorry, but you must be kidding.

The 50 1.8 G is fairly limited stopped down even in the centre not to talk about the borders/corners where it visibly suffers from field curvature.

This became very obvious to me once I used the D800 50 1.8 G and D800E 85 1.8 G side by side in studio. Since I currently also have a D800E, my further tries with the 50 1.8 G on the D800E confirmed that it never allows to achieve the crisp appearence that the 85 1.8 G can deliver.

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Reilly was right. I suspect you have a bad 50 1.8G?

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Probably. However my impression was that my results were consistent with reviews I have come accross.

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