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Fujifilm X-Pro2 in raw RAF format,. OIS disabled.
This real-world scene has a good near-to-far layout with lots of small detail. The water tank offers relatively low contrast fine detail for assessment of performance in the outer zones. Field curvature behavior can be studied as well.
See also the same scene at 16.6mm.
Water Tank At Dusk
Adobe Camera Raw 9.5 (585): view ACR settings. Camera Profile = Velvia.
Post-raw conversion: all apertures sharpened with Smart Sharpen plus Topaz InFocus for f/9 to mitigate diffraction dulling (necessary since f/9 shows visible dulling of fine details from diffraction).
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