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Jan 21, 2011 07:42 |  #1

Just got a new lens and these are the first shots. Critique please


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Jan 21, 2011 09:33 |  #2

I like #2!


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Jan 21, 2011 09:43 |  #3

I prefer to see subject like this with extended depth of field. Otherwise the focal point tends to be only one portion of the leaf or a just a droplet or part of droplet. There's a time to selectively focus. I'd practice getting more perpendicular to the subject. Otherwise the exposure range seems ok. Are you shooting with a flash or in sunlight?


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Jan 21, 2011 11:11 |  #4

For the exif data and body used, I would have expected far more dof. These look more like f4 on full frame. However, still nice captures.


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Jan 21, 2011 11:44 |  #5

For macro, drop the ISO to 100, increase your DOF and of course, use a tripod. I like the colours in #1
For #2, I would move in even closer to concentrate on a single water drop.


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Jan 22, 2011 07:51 as a reply to  @ dino211's post |  #6

thanks all for the critiques, I look forward to exploring this lens' capabilities


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