This aperture series from f/2.8 through f/11 evaluates near to medium range performance of the Hasselblad XCD 65mm f/2.8 especially real (actual) depth of field gains with stopping down.
Includes images up to full camera resolution.
With ultra low distortion, the true-to-life natural rendering of subject matter is highly appealing to my eye. Along with outstanding color and contrast and sharpness, the 65/2.8 is perhaps my top pick for the Hasselblad X1D II— and as one of the least expensive lenses of the Hasselblad XCD lens lineup, it’s a screaming value in that context.
Below, classic desert plant life in protected nooks in the Alabama Hills.