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Leica SL

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Leica SL: Pattern Noise and Hot Pixels at ISO 100

This interior scene pushes the dynamic range of the Leica SL sensor, but it is not excessive by comparison anything that might be shot with other cameras, and even the shutter speeds are relatively fast. Yet severe pattern noise and hot pixel problems are seen at the relatively fast shutter speed of 4/10 second.

Cameras with 36 or 42 or 50 megapixels rarely show such severe issues, but the Leica SL manages to do it with the “fat pixels” of a 24-megapixel sensor.

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LEICA SL (Typ 601) + Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon

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