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This aperture series from f/4.8 through f/11 evaluates the medium-distance performance of the Hasselblad XCD 135mm f/2.8 with the Hasselblad TC1.7x teleconverter.
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Lichen-Covered Granite Slab (with TC 1.7x)
Adobe Camera Raw 184.108.40.2067. View ACR settings. Enhance Details. Vignetting NOT corrected. Bluish light and a significant magenta tint from dusk lighting (overhead clouds) was mostly corrected out. Diffraction mitigating sharpening for f/11 and just a touch extra at f/8.
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