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This series assesses overall image quality at a moderate distance using a finely detailed subject (bleached log and plants) from f/3.5 through f/11.
Bleached Log In Creek in Green Forest
Adobe Camera Raw 10.5.0.1001. View ACR settings. Camera Profile = Camera Standard. Shadows opened up to see more detail under the log and similar.
Diffraction mitigating sharpening used for f/11 (minimal).
This is a deceptively high dynamic range image: dark shadows to glow-in-the-dusk bleached wood—exposure was a near-perfect ETTR exposure that is within 1/2 stop of the limits of the dynamic range of the X1D.
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