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This aperture series from f/4.5 through f/11 evaluates near-to-far performance of the Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 at 75mm, including sharpness and overall performance and unfortunately a very bad case of lens skew.
Update: all evidence points to a lens mount/sensor parallelism issue; see the comments in View Over Alabama Hills Formations, Last Light on High Peaks. So I give the lens a “pass”.
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