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This medium distance scene was shot under harsh artificial night light. The fine reddish wood grain of the bench makes a good place to assess sharpness and the background gives us a look at bokeh with specular reflections.
Empty Bench at Night
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What strikes me here is the ability of the Batis 135/2.8 to deliver outstanding lens contrast that makes the bench stand out distinctly from its surroundings. Even the fine moss and dirt on the side board and the scraggly plants under the bench are rendered in an extremely lifelike manner.
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