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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 1:10.
This apertures series is presented to show overall lens characteristics: contrast, color rendition, and particularly bokeh. No saturation has been added. Natural late-day cool (shade) lighting used, outside and subject to some air movement.
NOTE: depending on the quality (gamut) of the display used to view this image, the differentation in the yellow petals could be subtle and delicious, or flat and undifferentiated. This is a display issue, not an image issue.
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