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Leica M11 Monochrom
Voigtlander M 35mm f/2 APO-Lanthar Aspherical

Aperture Series: Alpine Creek, Downstream (M11 Monochrom)

This aperture series evaluates the Voigtlander M 35mm f/2 APO-Lanthar Aspherical from f/2 through f/11 on the Leica M11 Monochrom using a near-far and high/low perspective, which makes demands on real depth of field and corner sharpness.

Includes images up to full camera resolution, plus crops.

Alpine Creek, Downstream

Adobe Camera Raw View ACR Settings. Diffraction mitigating sharpening for f/8, f/11. Vignetting correction (defective). No filtration.

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Aperture series 2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11 available in full article
f2 @ 1/20 sec electronic shutter, ISO 125; 2023-05-11 19:27:07
LEICA M11 Monochrom + Voigtlander M APO-Lanthar 35mm f/2 Aspherical
ENV: Alpine Creek, altitude 450 ft / 137 m, 62°F / 16°C
RAW: vignetting corrected, +10 Whites, +10 Clarity

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