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45-megapixel NikonD850
Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4

Aperture Series: Icy Boulder In Lee Vining Creek

The series gives an idea of close-range rendering style to far distance from f/1.4 through f/11. A 4-frame focus stack is also included.

Bokeh and secondary color correction greatly affect shooting a scene like this, but my interest was also in the seeing the outstanding resolving power of the Milvus 35/1.4 shine on the 45-megapixel Nikon D850 in difficult conditions, particularly the rock detail and the fine etched lines in the ice.

A short commentary on the scene

The scene has lot going on in it, which by my experience communicates a great deal of place and season and the slow decay of time. If you visit the Eastern Sierra often, I think you’ll know what it achieves in capturing a totality. Look, and there is much to find, stuff that focus stacking delivers but ordinary shooting cannot.

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