Most images shown here were shot at wider apertures.
The test camera was the 21MP Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III.
Most images on this page should be clicked to see a larger version, and actual pixels crops. All comments based on the original 16-bit TIF images from RAW files. JPEG files were compressed at very high quality, but might not be exactly the same as the TIF.
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Canon 1Ds Mark III + Sigma 50/1.4 @ f/1.4, handheld @ 1/100 sec