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03-21-2013, 09:13 PM   #1
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Lens: Tamron Adaptall 300mm f5.6 Camera: K20D Photo Location: Victoria, Canada ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/350s Aperture: F5.6 

One of my first shots with the tamron 300 5.6, definitely wish I had a tripod this day since it was difficult to take handheld with such a slow lens, I had to up the ISO and shoot wide open. The shot doesn't run perfectly parallel with the closest lamp post either but apart from that what do you guys think?
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03-21-2013, 11:38 PM   #2
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Mmm - I see what you're going for but I would either crop right in on that horizontal arm (approx bottom half of image), or otherwise try to get both lamps in focus and perhaps include a little more of the foreground lamp? The background is cool and might lose out if it loses boheh though?
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Thanks for the suggestion russell, I'll play around with it in PS later tonight.
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I agree with including both lamps. It looks a bit cut-off with the foreground one not all there. And I'm not sure that one is super-sharp -- as you noted, hand-held might be a factor. But it looks like interesting subject matter, so keep shooting, with different angles, different light... the old-fashioned-style lamps might also be good in black & white.
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I think the composition would have worked if the back lamp had been in focus and the cropped foreground lamp OOF.
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