This series evaluates the Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S at medium to far distance from f/1.8 through f/11. It confirms how the 85/1.8S struggles to create a fully sharp image across the frame as also seen in Pre-Sunrise View South over Patriarch Grove.
Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Aperture Series: Rainstorm at Conness Lakes
Includes images up to full camera resolution from f/1.8 through f/11, plus crops.
Rainstorm at Conness Lakes
f8 @ 1/30 sec EFC shutter, ISO 100; 2020-08-11 14:45:23[low-res image for bot]
NIKON Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S + polarizer Breakthrough Photography
ENV: Conness Lakes, altitude 11300 ft / 3444 m, 60°F / 15°C
RAW: Enhance Details, LACA corrected, distortion corrected, push 0.33 stops, -30 Highlights, +40 Whites, +15 Clarity, diffraction mitigating sharpening