I chose the 9-18 over the 7-14 ...

Started Feb 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
DirkL Regular Member • Posts: 384
Re: I chose the 9-18 over the 7-14 ...

Where does all this talk about the 7-14 being sharper come from?

dpreview has reviewed both lenses and there is a nice comparameter.

At 9 mm the 7-14 is sharper overall.

Between 10 - 14 mm the 7-14 is sharper in the corners and the extreme center

while the 9-18 is sharper everywhere else.

I would call that almost break-even.

CA is definitely worse with the 9-18 though.

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