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In particular, I wanted to capture an intense glare off an icy lake while also retaining outstanding detail in the deeply-shadowed mountainside, a challenge that in my experience over decades no camera has ever met before to my satisfaction. Well, this example shows why pros who want the best shoot Phase One.
Exposures were captured using the built-in camera frame averaging mode over a duration of 5.655 seconds (1/1000 sec shutter speed). If the transit time is 400 milliseconds (unspecified by Phase One) to read out the sensor, that implies about 16 frames. I say “about 16 frames” because an irritating shortcoming of the IQ4 is that it does not record in the EXIF how many frames were shot, only total exposure time:
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