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Examples shot the very first day even before I had a chance to fully charge the battery. For most of these images, the lighting was very blue, deep in a canyon late in the day, so white balance was a guessing game.
DFA 55/2.8 = Pentax-D FA 645 55mm F2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW
Images on this page are reprocessed images (April 2014) using the latest Adobe Camera Raw with settings consistent with 2013/2014 reviews.
Judge sharpness only by the sharpest crops; depth of field is very limited with a 40 megapixel camera, on a per-pixel basis. Field curvature can also affect sharpness. Still, the lens is probably not as good as one might wish for the sensor.
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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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