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Hasselblad X1D
Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4

Aperture Series: Rock Creek, S-Curve

This series looks at performance with the Hasselblad XCD 21mm f/4 when focused at moderate range on a scene with a deep near/far range. The scene posed a challenge because of the immediate foreground being so close and yet the creek and environs being much farther away. Only a very highly corrected ultra wide can pull it all together with depth of field gains close to the theoretical.

Also evaluated is secondary color, in particular on the bleached out-of-focus wood in the foreground.

Rock Creek, S Curve

Adobe Camera Raw View ACR settings. Camera Profile = Camera Standard.

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