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Correcting Color Fringing

The Nikon 180/2.8 cleans up nicely using the Auto Color Aberration feature of Nikon Capture NX2. Other RAW converters offer similar options, though none are as easy and quick as Capture NX2 (one checkbox). Though the improvement is very worthwhile, the results lacks the contrast and crispness of the Leica 180/2.8.

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