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Nikkor 50mm f 1.2 performance f1.2-8.0

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:20 a.m.

A long time a go I do some large scale testing of nikkor 50's, but 2 cd of material was newer presented to the public.
Some time ago Robert Lai draw some short conclusions from material that I send him (and take one 50/1.2 after that).
But lot of new comers newer hade a chance to see that lens in practise and was subjected to the subjectivenes of lens owners.
So I deside to shere my test semples so that you can draw your own decision...
First to say that 50/1.2 was intent to be cheaper substitute for ultra expensive Noct-nikkor 58mm/1.2, but don't be disappointed about that.
I'll show you how it perform from f1.2 to the f8 and I'll take 35-70 AF/2.8 for the comparation.


Awerage MTF Graph is base on 3mm of center measuring

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Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:25 a.m.

Test picture taken with 50mm f1.2 1/4000


50mm f1.2 distance at infinite

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:26 a.m.

taken with f1.4


50mm - f1.4

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:28 a.m.

50mm f2.0


50mm/1.2 - f2.0 distance at infinite

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:31 a.m.

f2.8


50mm/1.2 - f2.8 distance at infinite

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:32 a.m.

f4.0


50mm/1.2 - f4.0 distance at infinite

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:33 a.m.

f5.6


50mm/1.2 - f5.6 distance at infinite

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:34 a.m.

f8


50mm/1.2 - f8.0 distance at infinite

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:38 a.m.

Now look at the center (5mm) of each picture startinf again from f1.2


Center 5mm of 50mm f1.2 distance at infinite

Jovan Ivkovic , Jan 20, 2006; 03:41 a.m.

Now look at the center (5mm) picture taken with f1.4


Center 5mm of 50mm f1.4 distance at infinite

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