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transmission chart, target

Transmission of a photographic lens describes its ability to transmit light from the photographic scene to the sensor surface. Lenses consists of many glass elements, each reflecting or absorbing a portion of the light; therefore the more elements, the lower the transmission. Read more about how transmission is defined, measured and scored.

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transmission chart, target

Target illuminated from behind. Light beams go through the target to reach the camera.
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