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Color Rendition

The observant reader may have already noticed the different color rendition of the Schneider 28mm/f2.8 PC Super Angulon as compared with the PC-Nikkors. Identical settings were used in Nikon Capture 4.3 when converting all the images in this review, yet the resulting color is not identical.

Color neutrality relative to AFS 28-70/f2.8D EDIF

Our first comparison is between lenses in the center of an unshifted frame.  The lightest gray patch on the Macbeth chart was used, with the AFS 28-70/f2.8 being used as the reference lens. All images were shot at f11, 1/320 second.

Color neutrality relative to center of frame

Now we compare color across the image circle, with the center as the reference (neutral).

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