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Examples on this page are ultra-simple black and white conversions in Photoshop using. Obviously, many conversions are possible, tonal response can be chosen, etc.
With the announcement of the Leica M Monochrom 18-megapixel rangefinder, how does the Nikon D800 fare when downsampled to 18MP and converted to black and white? Can it pass for a monochrome camera?
Note that the images did not use Leica lenses here, so we are talking non-Leica glass on a Bayer-pattern color sensor.
The examples here have no crops because they are shown at 18 megapixels, equivalent in size to the Leica M Monochrom resolution.
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