If I were to get a new lens from the shop, how do i know if i'm getting a sharp copy guys? bring my cam and laptop along to test? what shld i look out for?
any tips apart from looking for scratches etc? :embrass:
Get from a familiar shop , test shoot a few shots and check the focusing accuracy by chimping a little. I also look for smooth manual focusing. Then buy. You can always go through a thorough check at home, and any other problems send back the following day. ( Oh of course check for the exchange policies with the shop ) I dun usually spend an elaborate amount of time checking during the purchase..