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The series looks at sharpness and color aberrations under artificial light at night including metallic and whites, as well as fine lettering and dark shadows.
White Truck at Night
Adobe Camera Raw 188.8.131.529. View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Standard. No lens corrections used.
The violet color in places is from a nearby emergency kiosk and is faithfully recorded. In not a lens defect, rather it is a true-to-life rendering of the actual lighting.
Depth of field means that the entire near/far of the truck cannot be sharp not even at f/6.3, but the front 2/3 is strong. Focus was on the vertical metal strip just behind the cab, leaving the leading areas of the truck just a little out of peak focus. If the sensor has 100 megapixels, perhaps one could read the inset stick on the front bumper? The fine detail there is beyond the limits of the sensor to record, but the lens hints at it being there. See also the other fine text in places a well as the dirt on the windshield and the scratches on the top of the truck.
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