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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

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Test scene with full 12mm of shift @ f/8

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