Jon Tarrant

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It would make sense for a lens that was adorned with every imaginable advantage to score 20/20 in the Features category of What Digital Camera’s lens tests but is that really the best way to proceed? Can a lens simply have too many bells and whistles?

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According to WDC’s scoring system, a perfect lens is one that scores 20/20 in five separate categories; Features, Design, Image Quality, Overall Performance and Value for Money. The more fundamental question, however, is what does a lens have to do in order to be awarded maximum marks in each of these areas?

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Which company is the world’s biggest digital camera manufacturer? I was at a conference last week (nothing to do with photography, at least not directly) and the answer to that question was given almost as an aside.

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Are all AF areas equal?

A friend who works in IT likes to warn against the dangers of making assumptions: “assume,” he points out “makes an ass of you and me”. It’s a poor pun (ass u me) but it’s an important truism that reared its ugly head in the latest batch of lens tests that I’ve been doing.

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As regular readers of What Digital Camera may have detected (and I make no apology for returning to this topic) I really hate seeing the word “macro” on lenses that don’t have a true macro specification. After all, what is the point of having a word that has a specific meaning if it gets used in a way that the meaning does not allow?

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Quality Conscious

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Here's an idea: wouldn't it be great if camera manufacturers were to add an 'Optimise Quality' option to the range of shooting modes on offer?

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