So my old kit lens would take a shot like this (when fully backed out)
My new lens does this:
when fully backed out.. but that still doesn't quite show the difference, since the photos are the same size. So in Photoshop I did this...
The black representing what the old lens caught.
OTOH shooting vertically..
turns to this
With photoshop revealing:
Totally worth the money at under $250.00.
Now I need a macro and a nice 70-200mm piece and my lens collection will be solid