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Aperture Series: Red Aspen at Dusk (M240)
This series is primarily to assess the overall visual impact of the Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH, at relatively close range.
The 5976 size is the full resolution image from the M240, so crops are not shown for this assessment.
Red Aspen at Dusk
Adobe Camera Raw 9.2 (486). ACR settings. Camera Profile = Embedded.
Frames are EV-matched.
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Diglloyd Guide to LEICA contains in-depth coverage of Leica M system cameras and lenses, with additional coverage of Leica M Monochrom, Leica Q.
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- Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
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