50mm B/W first time using it.

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  1. platano

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    I have a Nikon D40 and a 50mm AF (yeah not the AF-S) have to do everything manual. i just got it today so im a little shaky on it still. CC always a + thanks guys.

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    nada?
     
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    Cute kid :D.

    Why did you choose to do this in black and white?

    (Isn't the 50 mm an awesome lens?)
     
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    I really never post in the B/W forum (this is probably my first time) so i decided to make them B/W. and yes.. that lens is sweet.. i just wish i had the auto focus sometimes, but doing it all manual its alot of fun too.
     
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    I'm afraid, his face is too dark in many, for the background (sky) is so bright behind him and you did not use fill flash to fight the effect and add a catchlight to his eyes. In all of them, his eyes are just black holes. I am sure he has the most wonderful brown eyes, but it doesn't show. Were these taken later during the afternoon? Was it beginning to grow darker? I think you did have some difficulty focussing manually, and that could have been because of lower light (?).
     
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    it was about sunset and yes difficulty focusing cause he kept moving and my camera doesnt auto focus with that lens so I have to do it manually fast :p but I see what you are saying, I'll start using the flash. Thanks for the tip.
     
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    They all lack critical focus in the eyes...I suspect focus-lock-recompose
     

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