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06-04-2009, 07:31 AM   #16
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I'm assuming you're shooting digi.


06-04-2009, 07:51 AM   #17
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I'm on a similar quest. Right now I'm leaning towards the Voigtländer Nokton Scolar 20mm. Anyone familiar with this?
06-17-2009, 02:40 AM   #18
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Go for the Sigma 24/1.8, or 20/1.8.
Or maybe DA 14/2.8

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06-17-2009, 02:58 AM   #19
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jonson PL Quote
Go for the Sigma 24/1.8, or 20/1.8
I have the 24. Wide open overall color contrast is already good, but acutance is not the best and vignetting is noticeable--although the photos are definitely useable. By f/2 vignetting is noticeably lower, and by f/2.8, it seems sharp enough to pixel peep--but I didn't do ISO resolution test chart tests. tested the 20 and didn't get good resolution results. did get good results with the 20. Popphoto thought 24 was the best of the bunch. I don't know what to make of this. The one constant is that 24 has lower barrel distortion than the 20. EDIT: Oh yeah, and AF is quick on the K20D. Old reviews of these lenses should be taken with a grain of salt: the older the cameras the slower and less accurate the AF system is. It's odd that Canikonians rarely blame their cameras for focus inaccuracy--last time I checked, the lens doesn't verify whether it's in focus.

Some samples of the 24:

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