focus issues: tell me what/how I'm doing

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  1. robyn_fresh

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    I am trying to improve focus. Here are a few shots. I know that composition/background may be horrible. Please comment on the focus. No PP was done.

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    Have you attempted any sharpening with these. These look well enough focused but may need a tad sharpening to taste.
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    Also some web hosting sites do not do a photos sharpness justice.
     
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    The focus in #3 is ok, but it looks like you focused on the ear/shoulder in the others. You missed the eyes.
     
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    sometimes seems one eye is in focus and the other not?

    vtf: no I haven't done anything with them. Focus is my weekest point especially with kids; so I am working on it. This is my son so easy access:)
     
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    They're not really oof, just soft and need a little sharpening in what ever program you use. Just take small increments until you get a more defining edge. They dont look that bad. Keep shooting and posting.:thumbup:
     
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    Try working in the f5.6 or 7.1 range for awhile and work it down as you get use to the dof. At 19mm, f3.5 I cant imagine that the dof is more than a few inches at most. I could be wrong, since still a newb.
     

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