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The moderately strong barrel distortion of the Sigma FE 35mm f/2 DG DN can be ignored for many scenes, including ones like this. But often a landscape scene includes a horizon. Similarly, architecture and human-made structures often have straight lines.
This landscape scene is used to evaluate how much sharpness and micro contrast are lost in using distortion correction for the barrel distortion of the Sigma FE 35mm f/2 DG DN.
Example, outdoors landscape
The Sigma 35/2 delivers outstanding sharpness over the frame at f/6.3, including the top left corner. Even the edges are really good, though the micro contrast is somewhat less than the central 3/4 of the frame.
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