Is the 16-50 kit lens decent when stopped down?

Started 3 months ago | Questions thread
Sympa Senior Member • Posts: 2,409
Re: Is the 16-50 kit lens decent when stopped down?

I found my 16-50 quite reasonable around 20-24 mm. It was disappointing above 35 or so.

Eventually I sold it as I got a 16-70 which doesn't have the power zoom. But the 16-50 is actually sharper at 24 mm (my 16-70 has better corners at 16mm, and more contrast above 35).

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Sony RX100 Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS Canon EF-S 10-18mm F4.5–5.6 IS STM +2 more
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