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47MP Panasonic S1R
Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon

Examples: Night Shooting (Panasonic S1R)

Includes images up to full camera resolution, but also 24 megapixel images downsampled from 46.7 megapixels. The 24MP variants are the same resolution as what can be captured on a Leica M240 or Leica M10, helping to provide perspective versus the rangefinder option.

Can a lens impaired by sensor cover glass still produce satisfying images? This page shows examples at various apertures in night shooting. The Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon is such a gorgeous performer that even though it is technically impaired at wider apertures, its core rendering style is still rewarding.

The Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 was mounted on the Panasonic S1R using the Novoflex Leica M Lens to Leica SL/T Camera Body Lens Adapter.

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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, Leica SL.

Special emphasis is placed on Leica M lenses and certain Zeiss ZM lenses.

  • Make better images by learning how to get the best results right away.
  • Save money by choosing the right lens for your needs the first time, particularly the Summilux/Summicron/Elmarit choice and/or Zeiss ZM.
  • Make better images, a sort of “cheat sheet” saving yourself months or years of ad-hoc learning. Processing parameters are discussed and shown.
  • Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to full camera resolution, plus large crops [past 2 years or so].
  • Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens behavior you won’t read about elsewhere.
  • Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
  • Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.

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