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This deep 3D scene with a strong central subject demands two things of the lens: high sharpness on the intended subject, and deep depth of field to pull in the far background.
Yellow wagon at DeChambeau Ranch
Image made Nov 10, 2013 at 16:47.
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Contrast control was used here in order to open up the shadowed foreground area as well as the very dark upper right. The lens was shaded due to sunlight that would otherwise graze the lens and cause flare, but one such spot is seen at f/11 where apparently the lens was not fully shaded.
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