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Offline Socrates

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Canon 35L data
« on: November 03, 2012, 06:01:38 pm »
This a comment for <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/en">this page on the website.

Your measurements are pure nonsense. They show the 35L wide open way softer than the Canon standard for softness: the 50/1.4. Take a look here, or at photozone, etc.:

http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/ISO-12233-Sample-Crops.aspx?Lens=121&Camera=453&Sample=0&FLI=0&API=0&LensComp=115&CameraComp=0&FLIComp=0&APIComp=0

You also claim that the 35L is softer that the 50L at f/1.2 even if you stop down the 35L a bit. Nonsense again:

http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/ISO-12233-Sample-Crops.aspx?Lens=121&Camera=453&Sample=0&FLI=0&API=0&LensComp=403&CameraComp=0&FLIComp=0&APIComp=0

BTW, I have first hand experience with all those lenses and own some of them.
« Last Edit: November 03, 2012, 06:39:15 pm by Socrates »

Offline cognoscenti

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Re: Canon 35L data
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2013, 11:00:59 am »
I agree. 35L is sharper than Nikon, Sony and Zeiss equivalents.

As I own both 35L and 50L, I can say 50L is very sharp as well.
At f/1.4 both are almost equally sharp with 35L leading.
At f/4 roughly the same.

But they are different focal lengths and 50L is the sharpest DSLR 50mm lens. Only Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux ASPH is slightly sharper at f/1.4 for 3 times of the price.

35L: http://slrgear.com/reviews/showproduct.php/product/148/cat/10

50L: http://slrgear.com/reviews/showproduct.php/product/1000/cat/10

Leica 50mm: http://slrgear.com/reviews/showproduct.php/product/1503/cat/107/date/1336701679
« Last Edit: January 03, 2013, 11:08:08 am by cognoscenti »