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Sony A7R II
Voigtlander Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical

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Examples: Backyard Initial Look (Sony A7R II)

These examples were shot as exploratory frames to get a sense of the overall performance of the Voigtlander 10mm f/5.6.

Close range performance is particularly important, given the need for a very strong and very close foreground (at least in many cases).

Green hose

The lens was racked to its nearest focusing point, which is specified as 11.8 inches / 30 cm, then moved in to the appropriate distance. I then moved about the distance from the hose. Yet focus is perhaps 18 inches more distant than intended. Perhaps a focus shift, as discussed in the Deck Chair series.

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Sony A7R II + Voigtlander M Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical

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