Spring 2012

Spring 2012
by ani

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Does this make the lens better than an L Lens? It all depends on what way you mean when you use the word "better": Sharper at common apertures and focal lengths? At the center of the frame or over the entire field of view? Less chromatic aberration at a particular focal length and aperture? Less light falloff at a particular focal length and aperture? ...


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Don't know exactly how useful this might be but Roger Cicala's lensrentals blog has comparison teardowns of the Canon, Nikon, and Tamron 24-70/2.8 lenses with lots of pictures. Quoting the Tamron relevant text from that article: Front Group One thing that all 3 of these lenses have in common is a large front group at the end of an extending barrel. ...


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You've already got the portrait lens you need: The 50mm f/1.8. On your APS-C camera it provides an angle of view the same as if you were using an 80mm lens on a full frame body. That angle of view also means you would be shooting at the same distances and getting the same perspective to get the same framing as if you were using an 80mm lens on a full frame ...



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