This area at right is lower in the frame than the love crop at left, more centered vertically.
Off-center results are often more telling, because optical quality as well as build quality come into play.
- The 24-70 looks much better here at right than on the left, suggesting an optical alignment issue. It’s similar to the 14-24 at f/2.8, but takes the lead at f/4, and peaks at f/5.6.
- At f/5.6, all the zooms are looking very good, with the 16-35 and 24-70 looking a bit crisper than the 14-24 and 17-35.
- At f/8,all the zooms are looking very good, but the 14-24 lags slightly, with alower contrast and slightly less definition. The 24/2 now closely resembles the zooms.
- At f/11, there is nothing gained with any of the lenses; they all lose contrast due over f/8, going dull.
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