New Panny Leica 50-200 Soft @ 200mm :(

Started 6 months ago | Discussions thread
Astrotripper Veteran Member • Posts: 6,254
Defective lens, return.
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Kubicide wrote:

Just received the new 50-200 lens and it's unfortunately quite soft at 200mm.

Then send it back, because there should not be any perceptible drop in sharpness at 200mm.

The few lp/mm difference is too small to notice even when pixel peeping. And at 70 lp/mm, the sharpness is basically excellent for a zoom. The best of the best primes pass 90 lp/mm mark.

Source: optyczne.pl (I guess they will publish English version of this review on Lenstip.com in a few days)

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