This small barrel cactus was about the size of a softball. I got as low as my tripod allowed to have the cactus as close to the lens as possible. I then shot eight frames at different focal points and blended them together for extreme depth of field. I have been trying to work on this technique with some recent images and have found it take quite a bit of time during the processing. I hope I am able to get the timing faster and work the technique more effectively in the future.
Mcdowell mountains- Arizona
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I walked at sunrise in the mountains ... I was going to the Cascades d'Ars, and the ambiance was foggy and calm ... Suddenly, few peaks appeared in the clouds, into the morning light. I saw the distant realm of the last snows ... It was really mystical and grandiose, but some seconds later, the mountains had disappeared again.