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This scene shows off the Nikon 28mm f/1.4E at night using a 3D scene from very near to very far and shows us edge performance at moderate distance.
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Adobe Camera Raw 184.108.40.2060. View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Standard. Shadow boost for dark areas. No lens corrections used.
Focus was on the stonework just right of center, which leaves the background a bit out of focus. Where focused, micro contrast and sharpness are outstanding—first class. It takes until about f/5.6 for the background to reach full sharpness, but when it does, the total image sharpness really shines, including the finest details in the extreme top left corner.
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