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These ad-hoc examples shot in the Eastern Sierra in 2018.
As time has gone on and Sigma and Canon and Nikon have all upped their game, I’m going to stick with the king of the hill—the Otus 85 as having a quality that remains unmatched in the totality of image quality.
Sunset over Carson River Valley [3 frame panorama]
This is a case where “penetrating power” is crucial: atmospheric haze degrades contrast considerably, so a lens with very high contrast preserves what little contrast remains, important for rendering details and avoiding murky shadows.
I processed this image for a natural look as I wanted it to look real, not like a postcard. I think I succeeded, but I did have to add some contrast to make the hazy valley area look more crisp.
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