Nikon AF-S Nikkor DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Review
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Sharpness at 10mm
For these sharpness tests the Nikon 10-24mm lens was attached to a Nikon D7000 body, which in turn was mounted on a sturdy tripod. Slight tonal changes are due to slight changes in natural light during the session. The 100% crops represent about 1/400th of the total frame area.
The full frame at 10mm
At 10mm the centre is remarkably sharp wide open, with peak performance achieved in the f/5.6-8 range. Diffraction sets in at around f/11, with its effects becoming more visible at f/16, but the only aperture setting you'll want to avoid is f/22.
The edges are somewhat soft at f/3.5 but sharpen up very nicely at f/5.6, which is the optimum setting.
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