I’ve had this lens for years but never really used it apart from for the odd indoors figure shot. With spring rapidly approaching there is an abundance of flowers & blossoms lining my path to the lab every morning (dissertation deadline is looming, so every day is a lab day even in the current ‘holiday’) so what better subject for macro shooting? I need to do a more scientific test comparing the performance at different apertures, but all of these were at 5.6 & I’m already getting a feeling of what this glass is capable of.
I’ve noticed a little bit of CA, but I’ll need to do more testing to see how bad it can actually get.
These were all shot on my K20D, which has a 1.54x crop sensor & I cropped this shot down quite a bit in Lightroom as well, but it still has plenty of detail.
A 100% crop of the above.
Definitely my favorite from this morning’s walk, the flower on the right is tack sharp. This one is cropped down even more than the last one, I cut out maybe as much as 40% of the frame.
Once again a 100% crop for you to peep at.