The second image appears to have a foreground that is not sharp and also has a few areas of blown highlights, implying that you used a shutter speed a bit too slow at an aperture a bit too wide.
A similar situation appears in the 4th image down, in respect of shallow DoF. The eye is drawn to the lower left corner of the image which is clearly out of focus.
Is this deliberate?
Thanks a lot for the insighful comments.
- For the second image, you are correct regarding the lack of DoF. One downside of larger sensors... Fortunately, besides this single "average" image, I have also taken 2 more for DoF stacking. I haven't had the time to put them together yet.
As far as blown highlights go, there are in facts no areas in the image that are blown, but I agree that some parts look like they are, namely the distant mountain on the left. There was in fact very little detail there in the first place.
- For the 4th image, there is unfortunately not much to do... We are seing a combination of the slight corner weakness of the 35 mm, together with a focus that was set a bit too far. This image was the very last I could grab before my last battery died on me that evening. I kept the image because I felt that eht eye would be more attracted to the central/right part of the image that is sharper, and where more things do happen, but your comments make me feel that perhaps it is not the case.