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This scene shows performance from f/2 through f/22 at very close to the near focusing limit with the focus ring turned to the 0,2m-0,35m setting.
RX1R II v1.0 firmware. Settings: Shading Comp = Off, Chro Aber Comp = Auto, Distortion Comp = Off, SteadyShot = off, LENR = Off, LPF Effect = Off, Pre-AF = Off, manual focus. 2-second self timer, uncompressed raw format.
Red Pomegranate on Frosted Blue Table
Adobe Camera Raw 9.3.1 (520). ACR settings. Camera Profile = Camera Standard.
It’s refreshing to get a frost after about 18 months of none, versus weeks of frost a decade ago. My hopelessly confused apple tree blossomed in September and put on tiny fruit by November. No chill days last winter and a very warm fall fooled it apparently.
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