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