mnp13 wrote:The manual focus lenses are a bitch, it doesn't help that my glasses are at war with the diaopter in the camera so that what looks like it's in focus really isn't in focus. I have to use the little green dot in the corner to tell me when it's actually in focus. Those of you with Nikons, I highly recommend the Nikon forum I'm on. There are some amazing photographers on there, I have learned so much from some of the members - and this current project is a lot of fun, and a ton of work as well. It's really pushing me. I took pictures of my sister's kittens, that was a nightmare... the little buggers don't sit still for longer than 10 seconds...
That's a nice picture of Ella, your DOF is quite small, so focusing on her eyes makes sense. You wouldn't have been able to get her nose in focus and her eyes at that f-stop, the hair just in front of her eyes and before her ears is out of the field, I'm surprised that's 4, I would have guessed it was 2.
Hoyden wrote:Holy crap!!! Glad Riggs is okay.
That's one way to test out my dog collars, huh?
maberi wrote:That is hilarious. Riggs is such a fun dog
I have a prime lens at home that I use a lot. I also have an older lens at home my dad gave me that I can't use. I'll have to check to see what it is
call2arms wrote:What's the Nikon forum address? I have a Nikon too, and I'm trying the whole all-manual thing (with guidelines from my National Geographic field giude book as my sole source of info, ugh!), and it is hard!
maberi wrote:The lens I have at home that my dad gave me is a Minolta MD: Vivitar 75-205mm F3.5 with what appears to be a Nikon lens adapter on it. Not sure if you can use it, but it is yours if you want it
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