Lens question re: sharpness

Started Jul 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
Barrie Davis
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Re: Lens question re: sharpness

joelroffman wrote:

As a general rule, are prime lenses sharper than zoom lenses?

It used to be true, but it isn't now. Some modern zooms are startlingly good performers ...

... especially those that most "emulate" a fixed focal length prime lens.... (have short zoom ranges.)

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