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Mitakon Speedmaster 50 mm f/0.95

22 December 2017
Arkadiusz Olech

6. Distortion



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Older 1.4/50 class lenses weren’t instruments distortion-free. In some of them that aberration could reach -2% on full frame. In the case of newer constructions the distortion can be corrected in an excellent manner and the results of the Samyang AF 50 mm f/1.4 FE are the proof: −0.02% on the smaller APS-C sensor, +0.44% on full frame.

Unfortunately the performance of the Mitakon is much closer to that of older constructions. On the APS-C sensor you get small barrel variation of −0.83% which increases to a quite noticeable level of −1.78% after progressing to full frame.

Sony A7R II, APS-C, JPEG
Mitakon Speedmaster 50 mm f/0.95 - Distortion
Sony A7R II, FF, JPEG
Mitakon Speedmaster 50 mm f/0.95 - Distortion