I primarily photograph landscapes where the foreground may be quite close and occupies a significant portion of the frame. There are four technical considerations I always try to maximize: detail, sharpness, dynamic range and depth of field. Maximizing detail included purchasing the highest megapixel count on a full frame sensor camera I was able to afford. Maximizing sharpness includes precise (usually manual) focusing while the cameras is on a tripod, assuring that the shutter speed is fast enough to stop any motion in the photograph that I want stopped, using a cable release, tripping the shutter when the mirror is in the up position, and using an electronic first curtain shutter. Dynamic range is usually greatest at the camera’s lowest native ISO, which I use whenever possible, or the closest to it that I can reasonably get. To obtain the greatest depth of field without additional diffraction I use focus stacking whenever possible.