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Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8

Examples: Eastern Sierra and White Mountains

This series shows examples from the Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8, taken in the Eastern Sierra and White Mountains.

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Young Bristlecone and Earth Shadow Rising

The earth shadow rises (visible only at high altitude like here) behind a young bristlecone, which might possibly see 1.8 million more if it lives to the 5000+ years that a few do.

This 2-frame focus stack with Zerene Stacker yields a persuasive 3D effect. It is not quite as tack sharp as it could be into the medium and far distance, but there is a lot of detail here.

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Early Night
f11 @ 0.5 sec, ISO 31; 2017-10-12 18:18:14 [focus stack 2 frames]
NIKON D850 + Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8

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