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Leica M Typ 240
Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

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Aperture Series: Wyman Cabin Exterior (M240)

This scene is shot at close range and with a central subject. The 18/3.8 SEM has some edge weakness at distance due to a propensity for forward field curvature, and this can be seen here in how it delivers sharpness near to far along the edges.

Compare to the 24/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH on the same scene.

Wyman Cabin exterior 2014-10-27 16:24

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