Is it wise to focus a third in the scene and hope for the best or is it even wiser to employ the classic DOF technique and its rather confusing tables? Mike Bell analyses all focusing techniques and recommends the one that works best for him
Nothing destroys a photograph more than imperfect focus. Although it can result from a fault in the lens or camera, user error is much more common. Two errors can occur – either the lens is focused too close (or too far) or vital parts of the scene are not acceptably sharp due to too large an aperture (f/2.8) being chosen. Neither of these errors can be…
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