Re: [OM] Performance of the 35/2 ?

Subject: Re: [OM] Performance of the 35/2 ?
From: john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 18:07:38 +0000
On Tue, 28 Nov 2000 08:33:50 -0800, Gary wrote:

>One can safely say that edge performance in the 35mm f/2 at f/2 isn't up
>to snuff for exacting users. 

I tend to agree with this. In fact as I recall, the edge performance
of my old 35/2.8 at full aperture was subjectively better than the F2
at 2.8.  I thought I had a bad sample of my 35/2, but maybe

>A rule of thumb for wide angle
>Zuikos is not to expect too much from the corners wide open, with the
>28mm f/2 perhaps being the best of the lot wide open.

Here again, I always felt the performance of the 24/2.8 was exellent.
The F2 seemed a slight disappointment.


John Gruffydd (Mold, Wales, UK)

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