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Can an inexpensive and slow zoom lens compete with a prime lens or a much more expensive zoom?
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Adobe Camera Raw 18.104.22.1688. View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Camera ASTIA/Soft. Vignetting correction. Chromatic aberration correction. Diffraction mitigating sharpening for f/8, f/11. Distortion corrected for 32-64/4 and 63/2.8. Manual focus wide open for all lenses, confirmed as best vs AF frame.
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These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).
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