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This distance scene shows sharpness and overall contrast and feel, as well as the slight field curvature at the edges.
Backlit redwood grove
ACR settings, Camera Profile = Embedded, aggressive contrast control.
No camera lens correction / lens coding used.
The RawDigger histogram shows loss of highlight detail, which was unavoidable, the M240 lacks the needed dynamic range. It was either block out the shadows or let the natural bright feel occur; the later was chosen.
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