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This nigh scene evaluates “penetrating power”, or the ability to pull out detail in dark areas at dusk or night.
Tower at Night
Adobe Camera Raw 9.5 (585). View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Camera Standard. Exposure not EV matched. All Lens Comp adjustments disabled in the camera, but chromatic aberration is corrected via an embedded profile, enforced without recourse by ACR.
Image sharpness at f/1.4 is outstanding but with the usual moderate micro contrast. Stopping down to f/2 pops the micro contrast beautifully—see crops. The ability to pull out detail in dim areas is outstanding.
There is no evidence of flare of ghosting.
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