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Lens softness: Why do lenses become softer at different apertures?

There is an unabated craze right now for shallow depth of field. But lenses are do not, generally, perform at their best when fully wide open. Why is this?

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There are 50mm f/1.4 lenses that fit inside a coffee cup, and 50mm f/1.4 lenses that take two hands to lift. So why are some lenses so large?

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Lens softness: Why do lenses become softer at different apertures?

There is an unabated craze right now for shallow depth of field. But lenses are do not, generally, perform at their best when fully wide open. Why is this?
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