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This finely detailed landscape scene at far distance includes branches reaching well forward of focus. How well does the Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 GM pull in the details with stopping down?
The slight wind was only a minor factor. The maple leaves are most affected, but even the redwood trunks can sway in the wind, so some allowance should be made for movement, particularly at f/13, which was a 2.5 second exposure.
Mossy Maples, Stately Redwoods
Adobe Camera Raw 9.5 (585). View ACR Settings. Camera Profile = Adobe Standard. Chromatic aberration is corrected via an embedded profile, enforced by ACR. Aperture f/9 and f/13 were sharpened to counteract diffraction. As per the RawDigger info, exposure is a perfect ETTR exposure.
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