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This scene tests the Nikon 28mm f/1.4E on the most demanding target I know of: a finely detail geometrically planar subject at distance. Such a scene is absolutely unforgiving of focus shift or field curvature or any lens symmetry defects; it is the acid test for gold, or silver or lead—optically speaking.
Adobe Camera Raw 184.108.40.2060. View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Standard. No lens corrections used.
Images rendered somewhat dark so as to make the sharpness differences on the gold tiles easier to see.
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