Category: 24mm World Cup

24mm World Cup: Final

At last, it begins: the finest 24mm lenses on earth, each group finalist having proven its mettle against the best of its peers: the Canon 24mm f1.4 L – king of the fast primes; Nikon 17-35mm f2.8 AFS – still potent at 24mm (despite peaking at 20mm); against the boy from nowhere – the tiny, […]

24mm World Cup: Group C

Canon 24mm f2.8 v Olympus 24mm f2.8 v Sigma 24mm f2.8 v Yashica ML 24mm f2.8 Corner Performance at f2.8 (100% Crops) 3 points 3 points Canon 24mm f2.8 SuperWide at f2.8 (corner) Olympus 24mm f2.8 at f2.8 (corner) Sigma 24mm at f2.8 (corner) Yashica ML 24mm f2.8 (corner) 2 points 1 points The Canon […]

24mm World Cup: Group A

Zoom Lens Group Test: Leica 21-35mm f3.5-4 v Nikon 17-35mm f2.8 v Sigma 12-24mm f4.5-5.6 DG [published august 2006] Group A Qualifiers: The Zooms As the fanfare of the opening ceremony dies away, the first teams are led onto the pitch on this glorious day in Oberköchen. With temperatures of 25° in the shade, conditions […]

24mm World Cup

Welcome to the 2006 24mm Lens World Cup With the hopes of a nation on their backs, the next few weeks will see the finest 24mm lenses on earth shoulder to shoulder, going head to head in a back to back encounter with a neck and neck finale. Much like the real 2006 World Cup, […]