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This series evaluates performance of the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM with a subject at medium-far distance along with distant finely detailed subject matter all in the face of an extreme contrast situation.
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Adobe Camera Raw 188.8.131.52. View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Color. No lens corrections. I chose to let the sky 'blow' rather than give 3+ stops underexposure to the main scene.
The oddly magenta/purple lighting was due to reflected light from the rising earth shadow and some clouds in the east at sunset. Aperture f/1.2 was given +8 magenta and aperture f/1.4 was given +4 magenta relative to f/2 and the smaller apertures; a greenish bias exists at f/1.2 and f/1.4.
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