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In terms of subject matter, this is not my preferred comparison of the three that were shot, but it is the one that offers the most clear-cut view of what is going on. Moreover a far distance scene is the most demanding of any test, mercilessly revealing all weaknesses.
This scene is at very far distance. so that a lens with strictly controlled field curvature should be able to render a sharp image across the field and corner to corner even wide open, with only minor deviations in sharpness. Alternately, a lens with field curvature and/or symmetry issues from build quality variances won’t be able to do deliver such results.
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These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).
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