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Shot on the Pentax 645Z.
Displacement of the zone of sharp focus that comes with stopping down is a serious challenge when working with high resolution digital sensors, so an assessment of focus shift for each lens is a critical part of the shot discipline for any serious photographer.
Focus shift with the 90/2.8
This crop taken from the Dolls aperture series.
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