So, here’s our young lad eating some yummy gelato.
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↑Leica M9 and Konica Hexanon 60mm @ f/1.2.
I am always in awe at what fast rangefinder lenses – in this case, the Konica Hexanon 60mm f/1.2 LTD – can do @ f/1.2. Firstly, there is the subjective dream-like quality to the images. Secondly, on the technical side, the sharpness wide open is remarkable. Have a look at the 100% crop, where the focus is on the eye:
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↑Leica M9 and Konica Hexanon 60mm @ f/1.2 (100% crop, no sharpening).
With all the difficulties in nailing focus manually, on a moving target at f/1.2 with a back-focusing lens, it’s this sort of result that inspires me to keep shooting.