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Leica 280mm f/4 APO-Telyt-R

Examples: Various

This page shows examples with the Leica 280mm f/4 APO-Telyt-R using the Canon 5D Mark III, which can use the 280/4 via a simple mechanical lens adapter.

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Fog over Pacific Ocean, sunset from Russian Ridge

Two examples here.

The haze here is atmospheric, not caused by the lens. The shots were almost directly into the sun, and the front of the lens has to be fully shaded or a veiling flare will develop (the darkness at upper left is a little too much shading!).

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1/2000 sec @ f/5.6, ISO 100
Canon 5D Mark III + Leica 280mm f/4 APO-Telyt-R

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