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Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM

Aperture Series: Dolls

This series at close range of about 1:10 shows the performance and behavior of the Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM through its aperture range.


Adobe Camera Raw View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Standard. Diffraction mitigating sharpening applied to f/11.

Outside lighting was heavy overcast and rainy late in the day, window light. There was no perceptible change in the nature of the lighting across the aperture series. The lens was focused once, manually, at f/2.8.

The A7R II records f/5.6 for f/2.8, f/6.3 for f/4, and f/7.1 for f/5.6, which is very confusing post-shot; one has to interpret in reverse to determine what was used.

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