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  1. rjackjames

    rjackjames TPF Noob!

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    I went out couple nights and did some panorama shots, they didnt come out very sharp or slightly out of focus? Any help or techniques will be appreciated.

    Here are the 2 examples.

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    any suggestions??
     
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    I would suggest trying again and using manual focus.
     
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    Yea that was my second option. I wont be able to too until wednesday since Carnival celebrations are on the way.
     
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    What lens did you use? You've got some sharp lenses.

    I trust you used a tripod.

    -Pete
     
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    I used the EF 16-35mm f2.8 lens and yes i did use a tripod for all my shots.
     
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    Wow. Yeah... I guess you should have focused.

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    i did focus but I will try again i think i rushed myself......I redo it on Wednesday. Too much carnival celebrations going on right now.
     
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    I know you did. Just teasing a bit. We've ALL done it.

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    yea, anyway i try manual focus and see. any techniques to get sharper shots maybe something i was overlooking?
     
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    if you want to get the sharpest shot:

    use the lowest ISO setting
    use mirror lock up
    use wireless remote/timer
    infinite focus (in your case)
    TRIPOD
     
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    Thanx for the suggestions I try it again.
     

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