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Sony A7R with firmware 1.01, lens firmware 01.
Camera settings: #1#2#Pre-AF = off, #1#6#SteadyShot = off, #1#5#Smile/Face Detect = off, FocusArea= Flexible Spot (S)
This demanding scene can only be rendered sharply by a lens with reasonably low field curvature and high sharpness across the frame. Most lenses require at least a few stops of stopping down to succeed.
f/: 4, 5.6, 8, 11, 16
sec: 1/160, 1/80, 1/40, 1/20, 1/10
Downward pressure applied on camera at vibration prone shutter speeds to mitigate A7R shutter vibration.
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