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Nikon D850
Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 APO-Sonnar

Aperture Series: Tower at Night (Nikon D850)

This series looks at the sharpness of the Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 APO-Sonnar at night on a distant target with very fine details from f/1.4 through f/4.

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Tower at night

Adobe Camera Raw 11.2.1.159. View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Color. No lens corrections used. Enhance Details used.

My interest in shooting this subject was to see how well it would resolve details such as the small metal hooks on the tile roof, the steel grating inside the tower windows, and stone texture. The overall look and feel is also interesting, and shows the 2+ stops vignetting at f/1.4.

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