diglloyd
diglloyd publication
Imagery: Auto - Large Table of Contents
Schneider PC-TS Super Angulon 50/2.8 
Schneider PC-TS Super Angulon 50/2.8

Image Quality Shifted (Yosemite), 50/2.8

Compared to the Schneider 90mm f/4.5, the Schneider 50mm f/2.8 disappoints.

This example was shot on the 21MP Canon 5D Mark II.

Example

The Schneider 50/2.8 was shifted its full 12mm in landscape orientation (short direction). Thus, the results shown here are not the most demanding usage— shifting in the long direction is even further out into the image circle, where we can expect even worse results.

Low contrast wide open, with color fringing

Article continues for subscribers...

Already a subscriber? CLICK HERE TO LOG IN

Since 2006, Diglloyd Advanced Photography is the authoritative review and reference for DSLRs and their lenses: Canon and Nikon primarily, but also Pentax and some medium format. Reviews of key DSLRs are included, but the primary focus is on lens performance. Also included is a wealth of technique and workflow approaches.

DAP includes thousands of pages of exclusive coverage and high resolution Retina-grade examples detailing Canon and Nikon DSLR bodies and their lenses, with in-depth analysis of sharpness and contrast, color, bokeh, vignetting, distortion, MTF, and flare, behavioral and practical usage.

  1. Explore the table of contents
  2. View Lloyd’s Blog
  3. SUBSCRIBE NOW for $ per year.
img 
Test scene with full 12mm of shift @ f/8

diglloyd Home Page | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY | Contact
Copyright © 2008-2015 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.