1. K

    Tips on capturing sharp image.

    Hello, I am new at this, but I’m wondering some tips on how to make the building stand out and look crisp? I find when I edit the sharpness the image looks worse. Having same problem with chairs photo, I assume it is because it is low light? It is taken on a canon rebel t7 I know I need...
  2. P

    Unable to get a sharp image when shooting aircraft

    Hi all: I'm an aviation fan and enjoy going plane-spotting once in a while. I just moved to a location that is right on the landing track for a major airport. Planes fly above my house at about 300 feet, maybe a little lower. I've tried going to a local park to take pictures of them but for...
  3. alex_ethridge


    Hey everyone! Okay....I'm 25 yo and have been running a successful photography business for a year and 6 mo now. I'm located in south Alabama, so Hey Y'all!! Ha! I have really dove off into newborn sessions, specifically, as they are my favorite. There's a couple things I would like you...
  4. gossamer

    Picture lacks sharpness, critique requested

    Hi, I have a D500 and was trying to take some profile pictures today with my Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VRII. I was also using my new Flashpoint XPLOR 600 with a 38" octobox. I have lots of questions, but the main one is that the pictures were not sharp and I don't know why. This one was shot at...
  5. japvdk

    Photo sharpness, am I imagining things?

    Hi all! After a lot of online research, I recently bought a new lens, the sigma 18-250mm f3,5-6.3DC Macro OS HSM. However, since having bought this lens, I haven't been pleased with the overal sharpness of the images. It is not that the pictures are horribly out of focus, but they all seem a...
  6. L

    Help sharpening image

    I have an 8 image panorama I'm working on shot with a Canon T2i in raw. My issue is that one of the images is out of focus. I've been trying my best to fix it using photoshops sharpening tools and the hi-pass filter trick but I'm having no luck getting it to look good. Retaking the image is...
  7. jamiebonline

    How important is sharpness?

    Hi guys, One of the top things people look for in a lens when they come to buying one appears to be its sharpness. The phrase 'tack sharp' pops up all over the place. Recently I have started using some older manual focus lenses. I love the bokehs and the feel of them is just so good. I think...