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01-18-2016, 10:00 AM   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by Nicolas06 Quote
Me with my DA35 ltd or you with your FF, me with ultimate flare resistance and macro and high constrast picture, you with shallow deph of field from the FF, we only get marginally better shoots than what a guy with a K30 and an a DA35 f/2.4 is going to get. But we are likely to spend 4X-8X more to get it.
Yes, agreed.. it will be marginal and only a few instances It is the diminishing returns

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To simulate a 50/1.8 FF picture on an APS-C, we will need a 35/1.4 as the aperture also gets reduced by 1.5.
Thus the 35/2.4 on apsc behaves like a 50/3.6 on FF which is almost like a zoom. One prime reason why I am also looking to switch to FF.
But in this case the topic is comparing two 35 mm lenses to each other not what you can do on a full frame, plus would you not have to do your conversion for the zoom lenses as well so the 35 2.4 will be faster than a zoom that is 2.8 or slower. If I would be looking for a 35mm lens for my K5IIs I would be interested in the differences between these two not a comparision to my F50 1.7 on a camera I do not have. Plus if either of the 35mm are useable on the upcoming FF they would still be 35mm 2.4 and 2.8 on that camera and the other factors of the two lenses such as build quality would not change if you put them onto a FF camera. Using the 35 2.4 on my MZ7 it is still a 35mm 2.4 lens.
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QuoteOriginally posted by abhaskare Quote
To simulate a 50/1.8 FF picture on an APS-C, we will need a 35/1.4 as the aperture also gets reduced by 1.5.
The aperture does not get reduced.

It is still f1.8, being a property of the lens, not the sensor.

Let's not confuse any beginners reading this thread.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Nicolas06 Quote
Nono, the initial point of the OP was to understand why the DA35 f/2.8 is more expensive, not if some test flawed or not..
You present, as proof that the DA 35 Ltd being sharper than the DA 35 2.4, a test that is flawed. I just pointed that out.

I guess it doesn't matter. I don't think anyone doubts that the DA 35 Ltd is superior optically. But the DA 35 2.4 is not nearly as bad as the test you presented makes it appear to be. That is all.


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