Sigma 16 vs 16-50 kit test shots

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Sigma 16 vs 16-50 kit test shots
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I am sure that this post will sink down in two hours once Sony announces (or doesn't announce) a new APS-C camera ... anyway ...

Test shots of the Sigma 16mm against the Sony 16-50 kit lens.

The prime will obviously be much sharper than the kit zoom, but some may be interested in the degree of difference.

Here is the test shot (of Old Parliament House, Canberra Australia)

Here are the crops.  None wider than f/3.5 because that is as wide as the kit lens goes.

CENTRE (red square):

MID (yellow square):

CORNER (green square):

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