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This aperture series from f/2 through f/8 examines sharpness across the field and near to far on a far distance scene. It is a good complement to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney Sunrise from Alabama Hills, in that it shows just how critical the choice of focus within the frame and the distance at that point can be to total performance.
See also View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney with the Leica M10 Monochrom—sometimes black and white just is a better fit.
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