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28mm PC Super Angulon vs Nikon 28mm f/4

This pages supplements the original diglloyd 28mm Shift Lenses review, which was conducted on the Nikon D2x, which has a “DX” size sensor. Please refer to that review for general information, including ergonomics, flare, distortion, etc. This page examines how the Nikon 28mm f/4 PC-Nikkor and the Schneider 28mm f/2.8 PC-Super-Angulon perform on a a full-frame digital sensor.

The image at page top shows the extra imaging area obtained by a maximum 11mm shift in the long direction on a full frame camera (30% more), with its 36mm-wide sensor. On a smaller sensor camera (Nikon DX), the imaging area is about 46% more.

The Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III was used for this test because of its 21 megapixel resolution. Similar tests were conducted on the Nikon D3, with very similar results.

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