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The light was varying continuously, the aspect ratio and focal length differs, yet this pair of images has much to reveal on the relative merits of the Nikon D810 and the Pentax 645Z with this challenging high dynamic range scene.
Regrettably, neither camera captures the stunning sense of grandeur which I felt in person while photographing it. First-hand experiences can both reinforce and undermine the assessment of an image, the challenge being to objectively separate one’s personal experience and memory from the actual image.
These are not finished images; suitable investments in time and effort could move the image from either camera along to a more appealing state; there is a lot of potential for more dram in the clouds and lighting, etc. The goal here is to show comparable as-converted results.
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