Prime V Zoom FOV comparison

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Prime V Zoom FOV comparison

Post by GrahamS » Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:12 am

This series of images compares the angle of view of Nikon prime lenses with the Nikkor 24-85mm f3.5-4.5 G ED VR set to the equivalent focal length according to the markings on the zoom ring. All are made at F8 and are from the RAW files. The most marked difference is between the 24mm Ai Nikkor and the 24-85 set to 24mm. Ignore the EXIF data of the 24mm prime as I did not set the camera register, which only effects JPG images.

Nikkor 24-85mm f3.5-4.5 G ED VR at 50mm
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AF-D Nikkor 50mm f1.4
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AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f3.5-4.5 G ED VR at 35mm
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Nikkor 35mm f2.8 Ai
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AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f3.5-4.5 G ED VR at 24mm
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Nikkor 24mm f2 Ai
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Re: Prime V Zoom FOV comparison

Post by PFMcFarland » Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:44 pm

Hmmm...the 35mm prime has a wider view than the zoom, while the 50 and 24 primes have narrower views. Very interesting.

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Re: Prime V Zoom FOV comparison

Post by alexvaras » Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:29 am

PFMcFarland wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:44 pm
Hmmm...the 35mm prime has a wider view than the zoom, while the 50 and 24 primes have narrower views. Very interesting.

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Re: Prime V Zoom FOV comparison

Post by GrahamS » Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:57 am

alexvaras wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:29 am
PFMcFarland wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:44 pm
Hmmm...the 35mm prime has a wider view than the zoom, while the 50 and 24 primes have narrower views. Very interesting.

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Very true....
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