Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

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  Wide-angle lens is very common in our daily shooting. Whether it is shooting portraits or still life and other photography subjects, we may use wide-angle lenses. Seven Craftsman 12mm The F2.8 lens is the smallest 12mm F2.8 lens in the current APS-C format. It is widely used in sceneries such as scenery, architecture, tourism, interior decoration, environmental portraits, and beautiful women with long legs.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  七工工12mm F2.8

   This seven craftsman 12mm F2.8 has a very high cost performance, it is a manual focus lens. This lens can be used for all Sony mirrorless cameras, Canon mirrorless cameras, Fujifilm mirrorless cameras, Olympus mirrorless cameras and Panasonic mirrorless cameras. This time we evaluated the Fuji X-mount version. The Fuji X-T4 weighs about 292g and is very light.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  七工工12mm F2.8

   Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens, using 8 groups of 10 optical structure, the overall appearance is exquisite and retro, and it is very harmonious with the micro single body. The rear group of floating lens group focuses, which is the smallest 12MM F2.8 lens in the current APS-C format. Compared with the set head, the viewing angle of the picture is greatly increased, and there is a visible improvement in the corner resolution and distortion control.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  Schematic diagram of lens structure

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   lens MTF curve Figure

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Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens overall

   Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 uses metal parts to ensure the assembly accuracy and durability of the lens. The lens weighs about 292g, and the compact body is also very suitable for daily travel or travel. It is the smallest 12mm F2.8 lens in the current APS-C format. Put it in your pocket and take it immediately.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens reviewBroad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Seven craftsmen 12mm F2.8 lens coating

   In terms of lens structure, seven craftsmen The Artisan 12mm F2.8 adopts an optical structure design of 8 groups and 10 elements. The maximum aperture is F2.8 and the minimum aperture is F16. The aperture of F2.8 can ensure sufficient light intake while bringing more to the photographer. Creative space. On the front of the lens is clearly printed the logo, number and lens model of the seven craftsmen.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  七工工12mm F2.8 lens mount

   Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 adopts a metal mount, which is sturdy and durable.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  七工工12mm F2.8 control ring

The adjustment ring of    Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 is at the front end of the lens body, and the lens body is equipped with a focus ring, an aperture ring and a depth of field reference scale.

  Resolution Test

   Next we will test the resolution of Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 in actual scenes. The entire scene has a rich level of detail, and the frontal composition is also used to ensure that the edge of the picture can also be in focus, so that the resolution of the edge can be better reflected and be relatively objective.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Schematic diagram of interception area

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  七工工12mm F2.8 resolution test table

   Through comparison, we can see that the performance of Seven Craftsman’s 12mm F2.8 center resolution when the aperture is fully opened is slightly flawed, and the picture details are relatively general. When the aperture is received The image quality is the best from F5.6 to F16, and the edge resolution is also excellent, but it is slightly lower than the center, and the best aperture is at F8.

   Aperture Test

   Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 has a maximum aperture of F2.8, which can guarantee enough light input while also bringing more to the photographer Now we have passed actual tests to see how the aperture performance of Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 is.

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  七工工12mm F2.8 aperture test table

   From the test chart, you can clearly see the difference in the background blur effect under different apertures. Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 can get a good blur effect when the F2.8 aperture is fully opened, which can ensure the demand for night scene shooting.

  Vignette test

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 Vignetting Test Table

   Through the real shot test, we can see that the Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 has a more obvious dark when the aperture is fully opened. Angle, as the aperture shrinks, its vignetting phenomenon gradually diminishes. Overall, the vignetting performance of this lens is still good.

   distortion test

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 distortion test

   Through the distortion test sample, it can be seen that the Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens, even as a wide-angle lens, the overall distortion control is actually relatively good Yes, there is a slight distortion at the edge, which is generally acceptable.

   Samples appreciation

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 1600 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/60s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 1600 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/60s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 800 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/125s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 3200 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/60s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 800 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/125s

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Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 1600 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/60s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 3200 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/60s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 800 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/60s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

Focal length: 12mm ISO: 800 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/125s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 3200 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/60s

Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

   Focal length: 12mm ISO: 1600 Aperture: F2.8 Shutter: 1/125s

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Broad new horizons Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 lens review

  Seven Craftsman 12mm F2.8 compact figure and outstanding The imaging allows it to capture the hearts of photographers, and the overall excellent image quality and affordable price make it extremely cost-effective. The all-metal material has a slightly retro appearance, and it can be matched with the high-end and exquisite micro-single body. If you are looking for a cost-effective portable wide-angle lens, then this seven craftsman 12mm F2.8 must be the best choice, let us open a broad new horizon.

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