40mm f/2 - Is my copy normal? Locked

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mobydick Contributing Member • Posts: 617
Re: 40mm f/2 - Is my copy normal?

mga010 wrote:

I did some test shots now at close distance. I think the lens should be called 40mm F2.8 because it is on the soft side at F2.0. For me, that does not matter much, and F2.0 is quite acceptable unless you really compare.

Yes, F2.0 in your images is really nice (at least starting from 1 meter). I assume these are center crops at 24 MP. I looked at them in 100% view, pixel peeping at 140 ppi. Would give a print with a size of more than 1 meter in width. Really nothing to complain about the lens performance at F2, especially at the price point and given the compact size.

I think that expectations reg. lens performance are meanwhile somehow overexaggerated...

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