Lens Sharpness Comparison Tool

The Real Deal About Lens Sharpness

It is a pastime of photographers to shoot the breeze about lens sharpness. Unfortunately, lens purchasing is often made on word or mouth or the way and image looks on the back of an LCD screen. Thankfully, there are more analytical tools that are at our disposal. The best lens sharpness comparison tool on the internet is at The Digital Picture.


The Best Lens Sharpness Tool

You can choose from multiple different bodies and almost every lens from Canon, Nikon, Sigma, Tokina, Tamron, and Zeiss (even the new Sigma Art Lenses are up). The image that is shot allows you to analyze sharpness, chromatic aberration, vignetting, and contrast. It also has three different images: center, midframe, and corner.


Perhaps the best feature is that when you choose the two lenses they jump back and forth when you hover so you can easily compare the two.

Next I will share a fantastic myth-busting insight from using this about zoom and prime lenses.

What other tools do you use?