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02-11-2007, 01:11 PM   #1
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Kit, Sigma,Takumar, Revue unscietific review/comparo

I grabbed my tri-pod, all my lenses, and set the camera to iso 100. I tried to fill the frame with my subject for all the lenses, i didnt have enough room for one of the fixed lenses. This is really not a very good test, I should have used the same focal length, apertures, shutter speeds etc. I still think its interesting. Tell me what you think.
Upper left is 135mm f2.5(uncoated version) With the ap. at 8.0
Upper right is kit lens at 55mm ap. at 8.0
middle left is Sigma 28-105 f2.8-4.0 aperture at 6.7 (goofed during my test)
middle right is Revue 200mm f3.5 set at f8.0 (45 dollars on ebay)
bottom is Sigma 70-200mm 2.8 set at 8.0 and 135mm focal length.
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02-12-2007, 06:52 AM   #2
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Interesting test. Looks like all the lenses are at least decent. It is really difficult to test many different lenses properly. I usually mess it up some how. Do you like one of the lenses better than the others? You already have a dash of LBA. There is no cure.
02-12-2007, 04:40 PM   #3
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I did more shots with the apertures wide open on all the lenses also. The 135mm is about the same, a bit fuzzy, unfocused looking. The sigma 28-105 was not very good, washed out looking. The kit lens looked good. The 200mm revue looked really good, and the sigma 70-200mm was outstanding.

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