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Why do people not use large f-numbers (small apertures) when shooting landscapes, when you want large depth of field?

The resolving power (ability to image closely spaced points) is dependent on the f-number setting. Well studied and called the Rayleigh Criterion, you should google this subject. Lines resolved at ...
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Why do people not use large f-numbers (small apertures) when shooting landscapes, when you want large depth of field?

Why do you assume that something in the scene wouldn't be in focus at f/11? Why wouldn't it be? It will appear in focus if it's within the depth of field respective to the distance that is focused ...
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Why do people not use large f-numbers (small apertures) when shooting landscapes, when you want large depth of field?

First people want to have (when making photos of landscape) almost all in focus. But they do not use F22-32 because on such aperture diffraction degradate the quality of images. Second, when shooting ...
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