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This series puts the Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM to the test an an extremely demanding planar (flat) subject. That’s as demanding as it gets for a lens, mercilessly revealing any field curvature or lens asymmetry.
Images presented at up to full 42 megapixel resolution from the Sony A7R II.
Observe the striking color change from f/2.8 onwards; a similar color shift was seen in the Dolls series but it is even more striking here. Compare f/2.8 to f/4; from f/4 onwards the color is stable.
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