Thom's reviews of 14-30 and 24-70 f2.8s out

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Re: Not used

ttran88 wrote:

JimKasson wrote:

ttran88 wrote:

Was really looking forward to this lens with Nikon and the whole internet claiming the large mount diameter will mean EXCELLENT (never before seen on small mounts) performance on WA lenses. But After reading Thom who in my eyes is a Nikon fan give it faint praises I’m having second thoughts to this whole large mount hype.

The 14-30/4 lens doesn't take advantage of the wide mount diameter:


If true

Look at the diagram. You can tell if it's true or not.

that’s quite strange when the lens mount is/was the main focus of Nikon’s push for Z mount. It sort of feels like false advertising.

Why is it false advertising? I can't think of one manufacturer that uses the full design envelope available to a given mount in every lens designed for that mount.

How can it not be a good thing to relax design constraints in a mount design intended to last decades?


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