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Given the close range focus shift behavior of the Hasselblad XCD 90mm f/3.2, I wanted to discover whether there were any similar challenges at distance.
Yellow House at Dusk, Viewed Across a Green Meadow
Adobe Camera Raw 184.108.40.2062. View ACR settings. Exposure and white balance were tweaked for each image due to variations in exposure and color—unclear why.
Exposures: f/3.2 @ 1.4 sec, f/6.3 @ 8 sec, f/9 @ 16 sec.
This image was shot at dusk with very blue light. Often I leave the bluish cast in, but here I just liked the warm feel—and I was very impressed that color correcting with a white balance of 7650°K yielded such a natural-looking image—this can be hard to do with many cameras.
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