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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.
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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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