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08-16-2009, 10:24 AM   #1
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dammit, out of focus

Post images you would have killed to have had in focus, but missed it.

Took this just now, and literally said "damn" when it came up

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QuoteOriginally posted by zenimagery Quote
Post images you would have killed to have had in focus, but missed it.

Took this just now, and literally said "damn" when it came up
Wouldn't that be 90% of my pictures?
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Here is one with potential. Was out for the first time with my Super Tak 28mm F3.5, and saw this, notice that the focus is a few inches too far back



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My daughter in the surf.
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Another one of my many flower in focus - bug out of focus shots.
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Taken in very low light - but the weeds are in focus and that is what I was after not the majestic Bison in the background



Frank almost all my macros suffer from OOF.
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Wouldn't that be 90% of my pictures?
maybe, post em

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Well actually my focus was on but DOF was sadly lacking. I don't think I could ever set this shot up the way it worked out with the background colors and bug. To bad the bug's butt is oof!
As an update, I liked the way the colors worked in this photo so much that I half heartedly submitted it to PPG to my surprise it got accepted!

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Another great idea for a thread.
I think I have deleted most of these but I will see.
Still, more will pop up and I will have a place to put them
Thank you!
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One that I would liked to have had in focus.
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Brand-new puppy (Taz) and our slightly-nuts older dog (Kandy, aka Froot-Loop ) playing tug of war. And yes, there was a "dammit!" uttered when the AF on kit lens couldn't quite keep up with these two...

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I've watched this scene in a neighbor's pasture many times and wanted to capture it, but the turkeys typically bolt when I point the camera. This time I drove past and then crept back with the camera ready. Afterwards I realized I had left SR on even though I was using a monopod. I think I've seen this issue with SR in this type of scene before, but I'm not sure yet. That or infinity focus on my A zooms is off.



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I actually really like some of the "missed" focus points. I think it draws attention to the real subject in a very clever way that perhaps can be more interesting than the intended image. Very cool!
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