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Nikon Z7
Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Examples: Laws Railroad Museum

These examples shot at the Laws Railroad Museum in Bishop, CA.

The Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art is a DSLR lens more at home on the Nikon D850. However, the focus shift of the Sigma 40/1.4A along with focusing accuracy issues proved problematic on the Nikon D850. Accordingly I shot using the Nikon FTZ lens adapter on the Nikon Z7 which afford much more accurate focus as well as mostly mitigating the focus shift.

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f1.4 @ 1/800 sec handheld, ISO 31; 2018-12-19 16:04:56
NIKON Z7 + Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
ENV: Laws Railroad Museum, altitude 4000 ft / 1219 m

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