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This distant landscape scene evaluates sharpness across the field as well as secondary color correction.
Upper Conness Lake
Adobe Camera Raw 10.5.0.1001: view ACR settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Color. Lateral chromatic aberration corrected via built-in setting, enforced by ACR. Diffraction-mitigating sharpening for f/11.
Overall, the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2/8 delivers very pleasing image with high overall contrast and excellent color saturation.
A weakness is readily seen: violet fringing at wider apertures on the out of focus specular highlights on the surface of the lake. This is mostly gone by f/4.5 and of course the demands are extreme with these pure white highlights.
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