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This series compares the Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM to the Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM on a 3D interior scene. Sharpness, focus shift, flare, distortion are compared.
Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM vs Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM: Mining Cabin Interior
Includes images from f/1.8 through f/11 at up to full camera resolution, plus crops.
Old mining cabin interior
f11 @ 0.6 sec EFC shutter, ISO 100; 2021-06-07 18:01:17[low-res image for bot]
Sony A7R IV + Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM @ 14mm
ENV: altitude 6500 ft / 1981 m, 70°F / 21°C
RAW: LACA corrected, vignetting corrected, +78 Shadows, -74 Highlights, +40 Whites, +30 Dehaze, +10 Clarity, diffraction mitigating sharpening