Just testing my new lens--

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  1. mostly sunny

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    50MM

    Not sure what I did.. Any C & C is welcome.

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    Even my untrained eye says it's blurry.
     
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    It seems you used a very wide aperture and focused on the far left of the star, which kind of makes the rest of the star behind it progressively blurry. Is that a mirror behind it, or another ornament? What settings were you using?
     
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    Affirmative.
     
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    That was on Auto-
     
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    F4 1/60 probably too close for it to focus or drunk :lol:
     
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    And you used flash :confused:
     
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    Keep practicing though!
     
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    :blushing: Umm, did I? In auto I have NO IDEA how to turn it off.
     
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    It should tell you in the manual. Most cameras allow you to cancel the flash in auto modes.
     
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    Try to get out of auto please!! Put it into aperture priority for the best out of the lens. You can shoot wide open just set it to f/1.8 and forget it! You are correct it does seem to be out of focus. You might be too close. GL
    TJ
     
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    yup... seems like you were too close for the lens to focus.

    did you read the manual yet? 'cause if you did then it should tell you how to cancel the flash... always read the manual first if you don't know how to use a device!
     

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