Sharpest 24mm prime to go on a D610

Started Mar 17, 2014 | Discussions thread
mg428
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Re: Some things to consider...
In reply to stew84, Mar 19, 2014

DXO Mark has just released Samyang 24mm 1.4 Nikon mount review:

http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Samyang-24mm-F1.4-ED-AS-UMC-AE-lens-review-Best-24mm-lens-for-Nikon-full-frame-users/Samyang-24mm-f-1.4-ED-AS-UMC-Nikon-versus-competition

In terms of sharpness; on D610, it performs better than the Nikkor version but a tad worse than the Zeiss f/2. Even though you are not going to use it on D800, it performs much better on the said camera while the Nikkor version performs the same but still a tad worse than the Zeiss f/2.

So, considering you are not shallow DoF, at 24mm with smaller apertures your subjects would most likely be in focus. Therefore you may buy this lens despite not having AF.

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