These examples were shot with the Pentax-FA 400mm f/5.6 ED IF, see the mosaic analysis.
Obviously no fine art here! I shot these to assess lens performance, and they are instructive.
Click on each image to see it larger.
The notation “handheld” means that, but with mirror lockup function used, a worthwhile trick even when shooting without a tripod.
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