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Hasselblad X1D
Hasselblad XCD 120mm f/3.5

Aperture Series: Bleached Log In Creek in Green Forest

This series assesses overall image quality at a moderate distance using a finely detailed subject (bleached log and plants) from f/3.5 through f/11.

Bleached Log In Creek in Green Forest

Adobe Camera Raw View ACR settings. Camera Profile = Camera Standard. Shadows opened up to see more detail under the log and similar.

Diffraction mitigating sharpening used for f/11 (minimal).

This is a deceptively high dynamic range image: dark shadows to glow-in-the-dusk bleached wood—exposure was a near-perfect ETTR exposure that is within 1/2 stop of the limits of the dynamic range of the X1D.

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