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This is a partial aperture series (failing light) but it shows the value in stopping down the Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 for depth of field and micro contrast.
Shot with the Fujifilm X-E1.
Ancient bristlecone pine at dusk with solstice moon
Due to exposure, the f/5.6 frame is somewhat grainy—at 30 seconds it still required a 2-stop push (1 stop for the f/4 exposure, also at 30 seconds).
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