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  1. Battou

    Battou No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Taken with Canon FD 50mm 1.4 on Canon EF, ASA 400
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    Really old shot, amung my first after the purchasse of my EF when I got back into phoptography
     
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    Sachphotography TPF Noob!

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    I would center the sword and try to get better DOF either by walking away and using a telephoto or by using a lower F stop.
     
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    I did center the sword and I didn't like it. I shot this way back just after a ten year hiatus and DoF was one thing I was not too worried about at thiat point in time.
     
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    Better how? Short or Longer DOF?
     
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    Battou No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    It's safe to assume it was intended as shallower given the railroad track is an intruding element in the photo as well as the telephoto reference. I've found my telephotos give a shallower DoF under these shooting conditions.

    Then again the statement of "using a lower F stop" contradicts tha entirely but.....


    Maybe he was asking for both....?
     
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    Nice sharp picture.
     
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    thanks
     

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