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Examples: Golden Gate Bridge

These examples were taken in the space of an hour near the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. A variety of focal lengths are shown, along with f/2.8 - f/8 apertures.

RAW file processing

Nikon Capture NX2 version 2.2.3, all noise reduction OFF in NX2.

White balance for most examples was “Daylight”, usually 5500°K.

Color aberration correction was disabled so as to show the true lens performance, since many shooters might use RAW converters that do not correct color fringing.

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