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150MP Phase One IQ4
Schneider Kreuznach LS 35mm f/3.5

Examples: Alabama Hills and Mt Whitney Area (IQ4 150)

These examples in the Alabama Hills and Mt Whitney area. Some images use focus stacking, assembled using Zerene Stacker.

Includes images up to full 151MP camera resolution (14204 X 10652). Also includes 100 megapixel downsampled variants for perspective versus Fujifilm GFX100.

Moonset over Mt Whitney, Pre-Sunrise

Two-frame focus stack. It was a bit tricky—the first exposure (distance) was 50 seconds, the second 8 seconds, with differing color and noise (2nd exposure was extra noisy due to 2 stops underexposure than the first). A relatively simple retouch with only 2 frames, but the noise along the edge of the upthrust rock slab at right was a nuisance.

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f11 @ 50.0 sec LS shutter focus stack 2 frames, ISO 50; 2019-12-15 06:24:25
Phase One IQ4 + Schneider LS 35mm f/3.5
ENV: Alabama Hills, altitude 4200 ft / 1280 m, 35°F / 1°C
RAW: push 0.66 stops, +30 Shadows, +30 Whites, saturation -10, +20 Contrast, +10 Clarity, USM {8,50,0}, SmartSharpen{60,0.8,20,0}

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