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Leica S2

Examples: Golden Gate Bridge

Commentary on this page is from 2010.

These examples all shot at dusk at the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge.

There was a fierce wind blowing, strong enough to throw buffet my body around. And so fierce that using a tripod was not necessarily better, so until it become too dark, I shot handheld.

Focus: The S2 has some difficult focusing at dusk, and also is quite slow. Its central focusing point is also very limiting in terms of what to focus on. I observed front-focus in several cases, as well as complete failure in others. But by and large it was accurate and reasonable most of the time.

Handheld: The term “handheld” on this page means that it was handheld, but with mirror lockup, see Tips.

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f2.5 @ 1/125 sec, ISO 160; 2010-07-18 20:21:37
Leica S2 + Summarit-S 70 @ 70mm

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