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60MP Sony A7R IV

Shootout @ 20mm: Sony FE 12-24/2.8 GM vs Sony FE 12-24/4G vs Sigma FE 14-24/2.8 DG DN: Death Valley Strata

Shot using Sony A7R IV Camera2 (brand-new loaner camera). Lens Sample1 is the same lens used in Big Tree at Bend in Alpine Creek.

This 3-way shootout at 20mm on the 60-megapixel Sony A7R IV pits the Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM against the Sony FE 12-24mm f/4G and Sigma FE 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art on a distance scene that mercilessly reveals lens faults.

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Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM, Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G, Sigma FE 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art

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