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Presented in both black and white and color. Images stacked using Zerene Stacker, DMAP mode.
Even at f/11 at 32mm, depth of field is very limited, a confounding issue with medium format, since diffraction rapidly kills image quality past f/11. Hence focus stacking is highly relevant for landscape shooting or any shooting where one wishes for the image to retain reasonably good contrast (which f/16 would destroy from diffraction) and yet much more depth of field is needed than a single shot can provide.
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