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This series from f/1.7 through f/8 shows the aberrational character and sharpness of the Fujifilm GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR at moderate distance on finely detailed fir tree foliage.
Includes images from f/1.7 to f/8 at up to full sensor resolution.
Veiling aberrations at f/1.7 yield a soft dreamy look everywhere, or put another way: a smeared/aberrated look. If that is your thing, say for portraiture, then shoot at f/1.7 or f/2.
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