• How Much Does Lens Sharpness Matter?

    14 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Many of us enjoy quality. Be it a car or a lens, there's a pleasure in using quality things. And in the case of lenses, how perceivable is the quality of the images captured?
    The research for this article was prompted by my “lust” for the Voigtlander 50mm f/2 Apo Lanthar. Phillip Reeve has written that it's one of the sharpest lenses we can buy. I wondered if I would perceive that sharpness compared to my inexpensive Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens .
    The Voigtlander 50mm f/2 Apo Lanthar and the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens .
    The mosaic below is comprised of six 745×620 pixel images cropped from the...
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