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This scene looks at fine detail in a close foreground, together with depth of field to the background. This would be a difficult range to cover in a full frame camera due to real depth of field (vs theoretical).
Also examined is what can be achieved using diffraction-mitigating sharpening at f/7.1 and f/9 which are otherwise degraded by the contrast-robbing dulling effects of diffraction; see Mitigating Micro Contrast Losses from Diffraction Blur in MSI.
Presented at sizes up to actual pixels (full resolution). Accordingly, crops are not presented.
Bristlecone log, frontlit
Bristlecone pines erode away at this altitude with little or no rotting. A bristlecone may live as long as 5000+ years and then its remains linger for centuries, if not millennia.
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