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This series shot deep in a canyon just before sunset. The light was only moderately blue due to reflected light off the opposite canyon wall, but it also contains a blue component from the shade.
Aspen Among Pines
Adobe Camera Camera Raw 9.1 (441). ACR settings. Camera Profile = Embedded. No lens corrections were used.
Just stepping back and looking at visual impact, at f/2 the image is already impressive. While most of the scene is out of focus, the aspen tree at center has been singled out and has very good sharpness at f/2. This is why one buys an f/2 lens (versus a slower lens), but the autofocus has to deliver the goods. Here it nailed the focus, though a second and perhaps better composition was ruined by front-focusing three feet or so. Well, a camera that cannot consistently focus is a nightmare to work with in the field.
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