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03-21-2016, 11:47 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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Snooker player lines up his shot
Lens: SMC Pentax-A f1.7 50mm Camera: Pentax K-01 Photo Location: Transit Bar, Canberra ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/90s Aperture: F2.8 

This was one of a series using my Pentax K-01 mirrorless canary yellow camera last Friday night.

It has no view finder but the LCD screen is quite good using "focus peaking" to indicate when an image is in focus. I coupled it with my SMC A series 50mm F1.7 lens for the lower light conditions.

It was manual focus but very sweet and not too intrusive, so I could take lots of pictures without drawing attention to myself.

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For me, the arm being in better focus than the face is distracting. Other than that, great shot though. The framing is good and the photo is interesting. I just think it'd be better with greater depth of field or focused slightly farther back to his face.
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Its a good shot, alternatively you could focus on the cue ball the subject of his gaze at bit lower angle. But its a good subject and you don't see many billiards photos.
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