Are primes brighter and sharper than wide open zooms
Given two lenses, one a prime (say 28mm) and the other a zoom (say
28-75mm) and both with an aperture of f2.8 -
- Will the prime be brighter than the zoom because it has fewer lens
- Will the prime be sharper wide open than the zoom at 28mm?
Ofcourse, a lot will depend on the particular makes and models being
compared but is there a rule of thumb?