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This page captures the full ISO series with the Leica X2. The crops are shown three ways:
- With sharpening Amount=95, the value that my shooting suggests is necessary to produce a satisfactory sharpness; the X2 seems to have a strong optical low pass filter. This values accentuates noise at higher ISO values.
- With sharpening Amount=0. Very unsharp, but does not accentuate noise.
- JPEGs (Super Fine), all settings at Standard.
The test scene
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Autofocus was on the doll’s eyes (Miss Checkerboard). Focus was done just once, then locked (set to manual).
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