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This scene incorporates near and far detail, useful for evaluating chromatic behavior and bokeh.
Snow Covered Bare Aspen
Shot with IBIS off on a tripod.
Adobe Camera Raw 9.3.1 (520): ACR settings, Camera Profile = Adobe Standard. Contrast control used to tame the bright sky vs dark foreground.
Diffraction-mitigating sharpening was used for the f/11 frames as per Mitigating Micro Contrast Losses from Diffraction Blur in Making Sharp Images.
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