What did I do wrong here? I used f/5.0 and a 10 second shutter speed. ISO was 100, yet it seemed to have come out blurrier than I expected...
I think I'd have closed the shutter more than f8, pushed the shutter speed to 30s and if needs be bumped the ISO up to 200 or even 400 so I could run it at f16 or f22.
Great shot. Is that the Mormon Temple off of 495 in Kensington, MD?
Under certain conditions, you can get shallow DOF shots at narrower apertures than f/2.8, unlike what some people's general perception is.
An example of total DOF with a Nikon 1.5x crop APS-C sensor and 50mm lens.
Total @ 50mm f/5= 2.45'
Total @ 50mm f/8= 3.98'
Total @ 50mm f/22= 15.4'
Total @ 50mm f/22= 37.4'
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