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This is a near-to-far landscape shot with a close foreground and distant background. The choice of focus is not obvious, but near-infinity focus was chosen so that the far end of the lake woiuld be sharp at f/2.
The Storm Blows In 2014-1026 16:05
Being the only person in this remote area, it feels a little unnerving in late October as dark approaches and a storm blows in with strong rain and pelting hail-like snow. But being well prepared, such anxieties are not worth attending to with suitable care, so I stuck it out for these shots in a very dim and blue late dusk. A few days later, it was 25°F warmer and I was much higher up the canyon to the right; mountain weather is fickle!
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