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Leica M11
Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon

Examples: Alpine Creek, High ISO (M11)

This page shows ad-hoc handheld examples with the Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon on the 60MP Leica M11 at Alpine Creek, shot at dusk after I had finished some more careful studies with various lenses. Comments on both the camera performance and the lens.

Varying ISO (auto ISO), all handheld unless noted, focused at 100% magnified Live View using the Leica Visoflex 2 EVF. No noise correction.

Most images with the Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon were inadvertently corrected for vignetting and color shading using the wrong lens profile (Leica 50/2 non-APO), a side effect of Lens Detection Bug #2 in the M11. The wrong EXIF info had to be tediously manually corrected for each image.

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f1.4 @ 1/30 sec electronic shutter focus stack 2 frames, ISO 64; 2022-01-15 15:22:29
LEICA M11 + Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon
ENV: Alpine Creek, altitude 550 ft / 168 m, 58°F / 14°C
RAW: LACA corrected, vignetting corrected, +20 Whites, +10 Clarity

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