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This page continues the story from the previous comparison page, where the D800E image was converted to grayscale and then downsampled to match the resolution of the Leica M Monochrom. This did not allow it to show its full potential.
To avoid a bias of not resampling the D800E, both images were upsampled to ~9000 pixels wide, taking into account also the slight 1.3% difference in magnification, the Zeiss 50/2 being at a slightly wider/shorter focal length. This resulted in a perfect size match.
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