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135L: I am struggling

 
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Oct 31, 2015 10:50 |  #166

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At that SS, the 135 should be tack sharp - you must have had a poor copy or that 100 is off the charts and you should try and re-buy it.

I think it may have been a poor copy, although the guy who bought said he loves it and is getting great results. Maybe his expectations are lower than mine were with it. But really I have no idea. I may have focused and recomposed as opposed to using the AF points, which is not really a good idea with this focal length and aperture. These were shot over a year ago when I was less knowledgeable than I am now. But yes the 100 seemed to be a particularly great copy. I sold it to a forum member in California who's no doubt loving it.


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Oct 31, 2015 13:09 |  #167

it looks slightly front focused. I wouldnt be surprised if you were slightly oof, you need super reliable AF with the 135, DOF is quite thin, even @ 2.8.


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Oct 31, 2015 18:03 as a reply to  @ Charlie's post |  #168

You're right, and the 6D is challenged in the AF points department. It's the only thing that makes me want an 5D MK3.


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