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Nikon D850
Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4 ED

Aperture Series: View Down to Conness Creek Drainage (Nikon D850)

This aperture series from f/1.4 through f/9 shows overall performance along with a right bottom corner weakness observed repeatedly in other outdoor distance scenes. It’s the kind of thing that drives me nuts when the camera itself is in question including a second sample. I never had such problems with my rock-solid Nikon D810.

However, several other moderate telephoto lenses (Sigma 85/1.4A and Sigma 135/1.8A) did not show this distinctive bottom right corner blur issue, so it looks like a “bad sample”, albeit one that cleans up nicely when stopped down.

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Diglloyd DAP is DSLR-oriented, but also contains workflow and other topics. Much of the focus is on Canon and Nikon but also Pentax and Pentax medium format.

Special emphasis is placed on lens evaluation, focusing on Canon and Nikon and Sigma lenses, but with a few others like Rokinon/Samyang.

  • Make better images by learning how to get the best results right away.
  • Save money by choosing the right lens for your needs the first time, particularly some of the new Sigma Art lenses vs Nikon and Canon.
  • Workflow discusses image organization, raw conversion and post processing. Many examples show processing parameters for direct insight into how the image was converted.
  • Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to 28 megapixels filling up to 5K display, plus large crops [past 2 years or so].
  • Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens behavior you won’t read about elsewhere.
  • Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
  • Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.

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