Sony VCL-MHG07 wide-angle tests
Following on from this thread where i have posted some screenshots:
I purchased the Sony VCL-MHG07 wide-angle lens on ebay and here are some initial tests:
I had to try and hold the lens steady in front of the camera since I don't have my 43-52mm step up ring yet. Footage is all 25p and TV 50 (brighness and contrast -1 I think) I left colour depth at +1 which was a mistake in hindsight. I did some other tests using cine etc which all came out well too.
Anyway, generally I think sharpness is pretty good and barrel distortion could be worse. Not great but definitley worth the money. What do you guys think?
http://hv20.info/yopu/wide test 20.m2t
http://hv20.info/yopu/wide test 21.m2t
http://hv20.info/yopu/wide test 23.m2t
Last edited by Goose; 2007 July 10th at 04:31.
This is my first wide angle lens so I'm not sure what to look for. I am satisfied with the sharpness which was my main concern.
Footage looked nice and sharp to me. I liked it.
I think they looked very nice. The color was really bright. I need a wide angle lens. I have had my camera a little while and a wide angle is a must. Does your auto focus work with a wide angle?
yes autofocus works fine - just takes a little longer than normal in switching between lens on and off - as you can see in the m2t's. I cannot zoom more than a little though without loosing focus. I guess thats a good reason to get the more expensive canon lens for the zoom through. I am happy with this for the money though.
I'm eagerly awaiting MAL's shootout to see how mine compares.
2010 September 7th, 03:01
Great! I am buying those lens!