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Shot with Fujifilm GFX firmware 2.00, lens firmware 1.00. Brand-new GFX, brand-new lens.
This aperture series from f/2.8 through f/13 shows the separation powers of wider apertures along with the total inadequacy of f/13 to deliver depth of field in a near-far scene like this.
To contrast f/13 depth of field, an 8-frame focus stack at f/10 is included. Worth noting is that not all frames need be stacked; as an aesthetic choice the full depth is stacked, but it might have ended, say, at the rear of the boulder—one need not include all frames in the stack.
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