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There is no sense beating up on something for what it is, that is, the fact that the extreme focus shift of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S is a bit absurd should not distract from the possibility of using it so as to bypass the issue. Showing more images damaged by that behavior only show the futility of using the 35/1.8 as I would use an optically rigorous design like Zeiss Milvus or Zeiss Otus.
Accordingly, this series uses a 3D subject mostly at distance and also with a nearby foreground. It compensates for the focus shift of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S by refocusing at f/1.4, f/2, f/2.8, f4 and thus delivering the best performance possible (assuming autofocus is accurate and it seemed to be). Apertures f/6.3 and f/9 use the same focus as f/4.
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