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36-megapixel Nikon D800M
Zeiss ZF.2 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar T*

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Examples in Monochrome, Pescadero Creek (D800 Monochrome)

Examples shot with a Nikon D800M, a Nikon D800 modified to pure monochrome. As a pure monochrome camera, the sensor sees all wavelengths, hence a high level of color correction is essential to avoid the blurring effects of lateral and longitudinal chromatic aberration, which the 135/2 APO-Distagon handles supremely well.

The 135mm f/2.8 APO-Distagon shows the same extremely high micro contrast as seen with color images, and is clearly an ideal lens for the D800M.

Images processed using AccuRaw Monochrome beta, with wide-radius unsharp masking for contrast (needed for the converted output) and fine detail sharpening using Topaz InFocus. See the Workflow area in DAP.

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