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30-megapixel Canon EOS R
Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Examples at f/1.2: Late Dusk, Beaver on the Loose

These seven examples at f/1.2 were shot at very late dusk when I could scarcely see. However, the Canon EOS R does a wonderful job at f/1.2 in delivering a Live View image in full color, a sort of night vision device, but in color.

These frames give a good idea of what a miracle-worker the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM is at f/1.2: crisp and clear imagery wide open—very impressive.

The orange/magenta color is due to high clouds catching the sun a good while after it had set. It is acccurate as to how the eye saw it.

The Canon EOS R was able to focus at 10X Live View in these very dark conditions (too dark to see anything in the water, and I was barely able to see the outlines of the reeds.

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f1.2 @ 5.0 sec, ISO 100; 2018-11-01 18:27:08
Canon EOS R + Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM
ENV: Lundy Canyon upper beaver pond along road, altitude 8100 ft / 2469 m, 50°F / 10°C
beaver swimming around slapping tail

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