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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G

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Processing

Nikon Capture NX 2.2.4 at Standard. All noise reduction off, all lens corrections OFF. Post processing in Photoshop minimal: Smart Sharpen {100, 0.2, 0}.

Backlit tree

While there is softness here, this is a very impressive performance at f/1.4 in terms of flare, contrast, and even performance across the frame.

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Nikon D3x + 24/1.4G @ f/1.4, 1/8000 sec handheld, ISO 100
Nikon D3x + 24/1.4G @ f/1.4, 1/8000 sec handheld, ISO 100

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