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This aperture series look at performance of the Schneider Kreuznach LS 150mm f/2.8 on a planar target at far distance with much more near to-far detail than in the mosaic series. The detail in the tiles of the mosaic is at a much smaller scale than in the mosaic series, which is helpful in seeing which aperture is really optimal.
Also, this series is a demonstration of the superb image quality of the Phase One IQ4.
Includes images up to full 150MP camera resolution (14204 X 10652) from f/2.8 through f/11, plus crops. Also includes 100 megapixel downsampled variants for perspective versus Fujifilm GFX100.
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These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).
- In-depth lens evaluations covering behaviors not likely to be found anywhere else, based on real-world field shooting.
- How to configure menus and buttons and best operating practices, gotchas and how-to.
- Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens and camera behaviors.
- Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to 100 megapixels filling up to 5K display, plus large crops.
- Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
- Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.