Even a slow lens like the Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH can be used to good effect; focus it close to the subject and then even f/4 becomes a wide aperture in terms of background blur.
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Roots in granite crack, erratics
Many trees literally grow out of solid rock here, with their nutrients obtained from roots delving deep into narrow cracks.
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