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This scene looks into general imaging behavior over the aperture range. It tells us about bokeh, overall lens contrast, micro contrast and to some extent, color aberrations.
Processed with Adobe Camera Raw 8.3 (122 rc1).
Processed into 16-bit TIF in ProPhotoRGB; all comments based on examining 16-bit TIF files on a color calibrated wide-gamut display.
Sharpening identical to my usual approach with the Nikon D800E. This is an initial evaluation and no a priori knowledge of best practices for the Sony A7R was known.
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