why has the 16mm f2.8 got such a bad rep?

Started Jul 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
tomtom50 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,244
Re: why has the 16mm f2.8 got such a bad rep?

Here is why:

Soft corners in a 4x6? In a $250 lens?

Bad quality control? Maybe. How does that make it a good lens? How does that help those who got bad lenses?

Does any other modern lens from a major manufacturer have corners this bad?

Look at the MTF chart at


Contrast dives to zero in the corners. It isn't just sample variation.

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