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According to lens designer Brian Caldwell:
The coma and oblique spherical disappear quickly on stopping down, which is why performance in the extreme corner suddenly gets great at f/8.
If the problem were truly field curvature then the improvement would be much more gradual.
The latter statement is true, but field shots suggests a very mild field curvature at inifinity focus which “piles on” its subtle effects when shooting the 60/4 at infinity. Use of f/8 is strongly advised for peak quality on high-resolution digital.
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