Vario-elmar 18-56mm softness

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LCT
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Re: Vario-elmar 18-56mm softness

Jared Willson wrote:
[...] This is a very high contrast subject, of course, but the detail in the galaxy image is all I could want from this lens. And this is at 56mm which is its weakest focal length. You should be getting solid results in the center of the frame.

Sharpness at f/5.6 is indeed expected in the center of the frame but how does the lens behave elsewhere? Do you mean it is soft at edges and corners? Just curious as it is not a cheap lens even if it's not made in Germany.
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LCT

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