>Based on these pictures, I would say it works, but it doesn't >work well. In some situations the vignetting may be OK, in >others not and probably uncorrectable. > >It is a DX lens, and you are trying to get it to do something >it wasn't designed to do. I guess if you already own one and >want to work around the limitations (like not using the full >frame of your full frame camera), it is a cost conscious thing >to do. > >But given that mostly we seem to prefer lenses with minimal >light fall-off and good corner to corner sharpness, the FX >2.0D isn't all that expensive. > I would agree with you in general, but it works better than I had anticipated. I probably would never use much above an F stop of F4. Since I have other lenses with a focal length of 35mm that are very good above 4.0, I am covered. It would have to be a unique situation where I need < 2.8 and 35 mm.
"Cameras and lenses are simply tools to place our unique vision on film. Concentrate on equipment and you'll take technically good photographs. Concentrate on seeing the light's magic colors and your images will stir the soul." Jack Dykinga