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This subject is perhaps the most demanding test scene I use, in that the extremely fine detail along planar (flat) subject are merciless to lenses showing field curvature and/or weak in the outer zones. That said, the Canon EOS R is only a 30 megapixel camera, the Nikon Z7 offering 1.22X the resolving power (linearly). Thus subtle weaknesses will be slightly harder to spot and might be more easily seen with a higher resolution camera.
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