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Wide angle lens reviews (WYSIWYG)

The performance of Low light lenses in the table below are based on "What you see is what you get ( WYSIWYG )", as you save images in the camera as a standard sharpened jpg file, with all the in- camera lens corrections applied (vignetting, distortion, chromatic aberration).

There is another, "Pure and RAW" table with test results based on unsharpened raw files, where no corrections for chromatic aberration, distortion or vignettinge have been applied. These scores approach the intrinsic quality of the combination of lens and test camera.

If a lens is tested on a camera with an APS-C or micro-43 sensor, then the focal lengths have been converted to the equivalent field of view for a camera with a full frame sensor ( mm @ ff ). Because of this conversion, you can compare lenses on cameras with different sensor types. Note thet lens scores are determined by the test camera being used (megapixels , sensor size, jpg conversion).

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 Lens   Score   Sensor   Resol.   CA   Vign.   Distort   Test date   Test camera   Macro   Vast   Superzoom   Fisheye   Groothoek   Standaard   Portret   Tele   Lowlight   Zoom   Filter   Mount   Merknaam   mm-ff 
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS9.6FF9.49.68.49.62019-06-12Sony A7R mk300001100102SonyFE99999
Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.89.4FF9.59.56.09.62018-10-26Sony A7R III01001100001SonyFEZeiss21
Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD9.2FF9.09.67.89.62019-07-23Sony A7R mk200041100012SonyFETamron99999
Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art + Sigma MC118.9FF8.89.37.09.62017-07-31Sony A7R mk2 + Sigma MC1101001100101Canon EFSigma14
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/28.9FF9.19.66.07.92016-04-11Sony A7R mk201001100101SonyFEZeiss24
Nikon Z 14-30mm f/4 S8.8FF8.49.78.69.22019-08-19Nikon Z700001000012NikonZNikon99999
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art8.7FF8.79.36.09.02015-05-22Nikon D81001001100101Canon EFSigma24
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS8.7APS-C8.39.59.29.52019-06-21Sony A7R mk3 (APS-C crop)00001100102SonyFESony99999
Nikon PC 19mm f/4E ED8.6FF8.29.78.49.22017-03-12Nikon D81001001100001NikonNikon19
Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.88.6FF9.19.66.06.32017-04-15Sony A7R mk201001100001SonyFEZeiss18
Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S8.6FF8.59.77.38.42019-08-26Nikon Z700001100112NikonZNikon99999
Tokina Firin 20mm f/2 AF8.6FF8.99.06.07.82018-06-06Sony A7R III01001100101SonyFETokina20
Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art8.5FF8.79.47.27.12019-02-09Canon 5DsR00001100012Canon EFSigma99999
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art8.4FF8.89.07.26.12016-01-08Nikon D81001001100101NikonSigma20
Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8L III USM8.2FF8.28.98.37.92016-11-14Canon 5D mk400001000012Canon EFCanon99999
Laowa 12 mm f/2.8 D dreamer + Magic shift converter (unshifted)8.2FF8.29.46.08.12018-07-22Sony A7R III01001100001SonyFELaowa18
Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R8.1APS-C7.99.57.68.82015-02-09Fujifilm X E-201001100001FujiFujinon21
Nikon 24mm f/1.88.1FF8.39.26.07.52015-11-03Nikon D81001001100101NikonNikon24
Panasonic Leica 12mm f/1.48.1M438.09.09.27.82016-09-02GH4 & Olympus EM101001100101Micro-43Panasonic24
Tokina Cinema AT-X 16-28mm T/37.9FF8.27.96.87.82016-10-21Sony A7R mk200001100012Canon EFTokina99999
Samsung 16mm f/2.47.9APS-C7.59.28.58.82015-07-17Samsung NX101001100101SamsungSamsung24
Laowa 12 mm f/2.8 D dreamer7.9FF8.28.96.07.32018-05-20Sony A7R III01001100001SonyFELaowa12
Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX7.9M437.69.77.68.12019-09-01Panasonic G900101100102Micro-43Panasonic99999
Tamron 17-35mm f/2.8-4 Di OSD7.9FF8.39.66.05.72018-10-25Nikon D81000001000012NikonTamron99999
Nikon 16-35 mm f/4G ED VR II AF-S Nikkor7.8FF7.89.28.66.92012-05-21Nikon D800E00001000012NikonNikon99999
Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 voor Sony FE7.8FF7.99.28.16.62017-06-12Sony A7R mk201001100001SonyFESamyang14
Panasonic LEICA DG 8-18mm F2.8-47.8M437.69.58.48.01900-01-00Panasonic GH500001100012Micro-43Panasonic99999
Laowa 12 mm f/2.8 D dreamer + Magic shift converter (shifted)7.8FF7.98.96.07.82018-07-22Sony A7R III01001100001SonyFELaowa18
Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED7.8FF8.08.77.57.32016-03-28Nikon D81000001100012NikonNikon99999
Nikon AF-P DX 10-20mm F4.5-5.6G VR 7.7APS-C7.79.16.97.82017-10-12Nikon D720000001100012NikonNikon99999
Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO7.7M437.68.96.88.32013-10-04Olympus OM-D E-M100001000012Micro-43Olympus99999
Samyang AF 24 mm f/2.8 FE7.7FF8.18.26.07.42018-07-25Sony A7R III01001100001SonyFENikon24
Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM7.7FF7.69.56.08.32015-04-02Canon 5D mk301001100101Canon EFCanon24
Tokina 11-16 mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 PRO DX SD7.6APS-C7.68.88.27.22012-12-09Nikon D320000001100012NikonTokina99999
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 PRO DX II SD7.6APS-C7.68.58.67.32013-01-26Nikon D320000001100012NikonTokina99999
Nikon AF-S DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED 7.5APS-C7.58.47.77.72013-05-31Nikon D710000001000012NikonNikon 99999
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM7.4FF7.59.28.56.02014-07-21Canon 5D MK300001000012Canon EFCanon99999
Nikon AF-S 20mm 1.8G7.4FF7.28.78.97.52014-12-19Nikon D81001001100101NikonNikon20
Tokina 11-20mm f/2.8 AT-X PRO DX SD7.4APS-C7.67.97.87.42015-04-13Canon 760D00001100012Canon EFTokina99999
Panasonic 7-14 mm f/4 ASPH LUMIX G VARIO7.2M437.48.96.95.92013-10-04Olympus OM-D E-M10001000012Micro-43Panasonic99999
Tokina 12-24 mm f/4 AT-X 124 AF PRO DX II SD7.2APS-C7.18.77.77.62011-10-10Canon 650D00001000012Canon EFTokina99999
Tokina AT-X DX 14-20mm f/27.2APS-C7.58.76.06.62016-04-15Canon 760D00001100112Canon EFTokina99999
Canon EF 16-35 mm f/2.8L II USM7.1FF7.37.86.97.62011-03-14Canon 5D MK200001000012Canon EFCanon99999
Samsung 12-24mm f/4-5.6 ED NX7.1APS-C6.98.78.77.02015-10-19Samsung NX100001000012SamsungSamsung99999
Tokina 12-28mm f/4 AT-X 128 AF PRO DX7.1APS-C6.99.07.87.42013-08-23Nikon D710000001000012NikonTokina99999
Canon EF-S 10-22 mm f/3.5-4.5 USM7.1APS-C6.89.47.37.52012-03-07Canon 650D00001000012Canon EF-SCanon99999
Nikon AF-S 24mm f/1.4G ED7.1FF7.38.96.06.62012-03-22Nikon D81001001100101NikonNikon24
Tokina 12-24 mm f/4 AT-X 124 AF PRO DX II SD7.0APS-C6.99.08.26.92012-10-15Nikon D710000001000012NikonTokina99999
TAMRON 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD7.0APS-C7.38.86.86.02017-05-08Canon EOS M500001000012Canon EFTamron99999
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM7.0APS-C7.38.86.06.42014-06-04Canon 650D00001100012Canon EF-SCanon99999
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 II DG HSM6.8FF7.08.58.45.62012-11-20Nikon D60000001100012NikonSigma99999
Olympus 9-18 mm f/4-5.6 ED M.Zuiko Digital6.7M436.67.39.18.02012-07-05Olympus OM-D E-M500001000012Micro-43Olympus99999
Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM 6.7APS-C7.08.86.65.62014-07-28Nikon D710000001100012NikonSigma99999
Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT (Light)6.6M436.88.86.06.02018-05-27Panasonic GH5 & G901001100101Micro-43Laowa15

Ivo Freriks
Author: Ivo Freriks
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