+Green cast on skin shadows.. etc.... etc...
Is not my intention to start a war here, but ... please don't tell me this compares to your H1.
I've taken portraits with a Ligtphase that are far better than this one... but again, not my point to make fuzz... it's just my opinion...
I was not stating that the photo was perfect, simply that I see just as much trouble in my Aptus files hence not making the file "laughable". There are strange noise areas even in ISO 50, CA all over from most H1 lenses, sensor blooming in highlight, colors off, wb off, weird tonalities, frame vignetting and Leaf is still not able to make the left and right side of the frame the same brightness I have shot with PhaseOne since the H10 to P45 and Leaf since A22 to A75. MF is not immune to all the problems mentioned above.
Skintone is not the effect of equipment.. i hear that so often its getting ridicules..
The photo is not terrible. Its weak in some technical areas, but what do you expect at f1.8? And its just a JPEG.. what can you judge from a simple JPEG?
As far as 14 vs 16 bits.. I doubt there is anyone alive that can see the difference in a blind test. If you work the file really hard.. you can have the advantage of having more RAW data, but usually it will just be "more of the same".