DPR Review of RF 35

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ZX11
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Haze focusing at distance objects

Hoka Hey wrote:

Rawpaul wrote:

Hoka Hey wrote:

Here's a link to DPR's review of the RF 35 1.8.

https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canon-rf-35mm-f1-8-is-stm-macro-review

How does the review match your personal experience?

What is your opinion Joe ?

It's a versatile and fun little lens with great IQ.

I have found the lens to be sharp wide open. I haven't noticed the haziness at 1.8 mentioned in the review. This lens is definitely not soft at 1.8. I did notice that the image that the reviewer used to demonstrate the "haze" had the whites blown out on the 1.8 image which makes it look softer, but not on the 5.6 image which makes it look sharper.

Otherwise, I felt the review was pretty accurate.

I thought the reviewer was talking about a haze while focused at long distance objects while wide open. I never noticed that but don't focus at distance objects fully wide open. Focusing on closer objects would sharpen it up.

Reviewers hunting for details users wouldn't notice?  I wonder if the test shot of the distant building was slightly out of the perfect focus area that wide open.  Closer or further buildings more in focus?

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