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07-15-2008, 03:57 AM   #1
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Question about aperture blades on my fa 31 ltd

Hi, I've noticed that the aperture blades of my fa 31 ltd ar far from describing a "perfect circle". Is this normal? Does this affect image quality? Two imgs I've taken:

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07-15-2008, 04:05 AM   #2
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I don't know, does it affect quality?

Have you noticed any strange artifacts or fugly bokeh?
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You wouldn't really get much bokeh at that aperture.
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You have an aperture blade that is not fully closing.

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All my lenses look like that at that aperture.
07-15-2008, 01:04 PM   #6
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Thank you for your replies. Apparently it doesn't affect image quality and from f1.8 to f5.6 it has a shape more similar to a circle. I'm definetly not going to worry about it anymore.

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QuoteOriginally posted by ftpaddict Quote
You wouldn't really get much bokeh at that aperture.

Didn't really think that one out.

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