The series assesses performance of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S at 52mm on a far distance scene. It shows a loss of micro contrast that I saw repeatedly in other series—discussed in commentary.
Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Aperture Series at 52mm: Snow Flecked Conness Ridgeline, Sunset
Includes up to full resolution images from f/4 through f/8.
Early Autumn Snow on Mt Conness eastern ridge
f5.6 @ 1/250 sec IS=off, ISO 64; 2018-10-05 16:47:58[low-res image for bot]
NIKON Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 52mm
ENV: Upper Conness Lakes, altitude 10700 ft / 3261 m, 45°F / 7°C
RAW: LACA corrected