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To all of you, many thanks for your comments!
Samuli, I will make a deliberate attempt to get to the bottom of this focus shift and report back.
Burningheart, you have a point. Looking at Samuli's diagrams, I am not sure that I need the 100mm focal length, but if my priority is to acculate lenses that give me "Wow!" shots irrespective of focal length, then it could be. But then the same logic makes a compelling case for the brilliant Voigtl�nder 125 APO...
Calvininjax, this church is the �glise de Saint Germain en Laye, a XIXth century building on a plan by classic (150 years earlier) architect Jules Hardoin-Mansart, who, among many other splendid buildings designed the church of Les Invalides in Paris.
Another shot from this morning, a simple stone bench. The lens wanted to show it isn't really that bad at close quarters. You are going to laugh, but I have been trying for quite a while to make a picture of a bench of this type, and failing time after time...
Canon EOS 5D Mark II 85mm f/3.5 1/160s 100 ISO 0.0 EV