DOF C&C please

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  1. Natural_Disaster

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    Ok, still working with the DOF stuff!!!
    Not a very good subject, and used my chroma key for the background simply for convenience.....but what i really want C&C on is the DOF.
    Only post editing was lowering the brightness on the highlights as they were blown.
    (the shadowy blur above the handle and last cup was not there before i cropped and re-saved)

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    That Green background kills my eyes lol ahh!
     
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    ahhhh to saturated and that green is killing this photo
     
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    I'm confused... You only want comments on the depth of field? What are we supposed to say?
     
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    Sorry about the green!
    Basically i was trying to get the front sharp, then more blur as it goes back...
    To me it looks like i achieved my goal..but wanted to know what others thought as far as sharpness in the front and the amount of blur going back...
    Does that make sense?
     
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    If that was your goal, then yes, you accomplished it.
     
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    maybe if the wicker handle of the teapot was more towards the vertical, with a narrower aperture; this could reinforce the distinction between the foreground and the cups which are further back.
     
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    did some edits for you since your thing says it is ok [​IMG]
     
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    The edited photo is MUCH better.

    The DOF to me doesnt really work in this photo, I kinda feel that everything should be in focus, at least on this one shot.
     
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    er111a....That does look much much better!
    Thanks for all comments!
     
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    looks much improved in this one.
     
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    thank you :)
     

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