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The Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar was shot here on the 24-megapixel Sony NEX-7.
Image magnification for this scene is approximately 1:12.
This apertures series is presented to show overall lens characteristics: contrast, color rendition, bokeh. No saturation has been added. Natural late-day cool (shade) lighting used, outside and subject to some air movement. For this series, I held a large reflector to one side. Accordingly, the lighting varies just a little for each frame (it is not so easy to operate a camera and hold a reflector at the same time!).
This sunflower was challenging to deal with: sunflowers deliver a nearly black recording in the blue channel and are very “hot” in the red channel.
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