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vs Nikon 28mm f/4 PC: Church Vertical, 10mm rise (D810)
Shot with the 36-megapixel Nikon D810 at ISO 64
The scene is at distance with a foreground as well as a planar target. Much is revealed about the lens performance over the distance as well as on the target.
The Nikon 28mm f/4 PC shift lens is included for reference. It is a quite old design dating back to the 1980’s. Its performance is modest, but it provides a good reference point.
Tilt shift usage
- 11mm of rise.
- Tilt was not used.
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