Real World Photos
Now it’s time to move on to the real photos which is all that really matters in the end anyway I have a huge variety of shots to inspect, so be sure to click the images and get the nice large gallery style view! Also be sure to note the Exif data below each image which tells you exactly what you need to know about the photo!! In addition to all that I have a Google+ sample gallery up with a ton more photos, and it’s a great viewing experience worth checking out!! Sony E-Mount 18-55mm Sample Gallery on Google + Why your there be sure to sign up!!
Shooting directly into the sun proves to be a none issue for the 18-55mm lens!
f/5.6 vs f/10
You can actually see me in the reflection if you look closely
To conclude this review I just wanted to say that this lens is a pleasure to use, has great range and is very sharp across the board. In addition to that it’s relatively inexpensive as far as glass is concerned, so for the money this is a no brainer purchase in my opinion. The lens also has 4 Aspherical Elements which pretty much eliminates Chromatic Aberrations, although sometimes you can see them on the edges when it’s super contrasty. The distortion is pretty noticeable at the wide end (18mm), but if your shooting raw you can simple apply the Adobe lens correction profile in Adobe ACR, or Lightroom. The focus is a little slow when your used to USM or SSM super fast focus, but it works well and is quite as advertised.
That pretty much wraps it up, however please fire away if you have any questions or if you want a specific test shot done etc.. I’ll have the Nex-5n and the 18-55mm for another week or 2
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