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This aperture series looks at sharpness on a highly detailed subject at substantial distance, where we might expect the image to become razor sharp quickly with only a little stopping down.
Includes up to full-resolution images from f/1.2 through f/8.
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Focus was on the mini hoodoo just below center; it is at a distance of perhaps 80 meters. At this distance, we can fairly assume that barring field curvature, the image should show strong performance in the center with some decline to the edges. But as seen in the other series, f/1.2 offers a drab image lacking in both micro contrast and sharpness.
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