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This aperture series from f/1.4 to f/9 assesses sharpness across across-the-frame at very far distance, achieving results that show how careful focus placement matters.
I would have loved to have shot this in pixel shift mode, but even with crystal-clear air with an AQI of zero, atmospheric temperature distortions (which can be seen to distortion the image from frame-to-frame) make pixel shift problematic.
Earth Shadow Rising Over Crooked Creek Research Station
Adobe Camera Raw 188.8.131.520. View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Color. Diffraction mitigating sharpening for f/9. Partial vignetting correction for f/1.4 and f/2. Lateral chromatic aberration corrected as per required EXIF flag requirement.
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