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The lens evaluations found in this Guide for Nikon and for Canon are based on both research and field use by me. Note that any Nikon non-“G” lens can be used on Canon EOS with a mechanical lens adapter.
The term stopped down means to f/11 (DX sensor) or f/16 (full frame sensor). At f/16, even the best lenses might have a faint hot spot. At f/16 contrast and/or sharpness degrades. Stick to f/11 unless f/16 is really needed, especially on sensors that are less than full-frame (smaller photosites demand more from the optics).
Assessments use the rating scale discussed below.
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