Sorting photos

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Fri Jul 9 21:12:34 EDT 2010


On Jul 9, 2010, at 7:55 PM, Larry Colen wrote:

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> On Jul 8, 2010, at 10:07 AM, Boris Liberman wrote:
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>> On 7/8/2010 3:25 PM, paul stenquist wrote:
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>>> On Jul 8, 2010, at 8:18 AM, Derby Chang wrote:
>>>> Focusing doesn't seem to be an issue here at all, Larry. Nice set. Only thing I would suggest is crop a little tighter.
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>>>> Love that guy playing two saxes
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>>> What Derby said. Well done. Nice conversions.
>>> Paul
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>> I'd gladly third what Derby and Paul said. No problems whatsoever here. In fact, it is pretty cool collection of shots, Larry. Is there a chance that you're actually /convincing/ yourself here that you have difficulty working in low light with manual focus? Because, I am sure you would outdo be fair and square with this level of technique.
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> Thanks guys.
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> I miss a lot of shots due to missed focus.  That doesn't mean that I don't get *any* sharp. :-)  It's just that to get a few sharp, I have to shoot a lot of photos. Taking my time does help, when I have the time available to to take. 
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> Our dojo is having its big annual seminar this week and I'm one of the photographers for it, and despite there being  lot of light (ISO 640, f/2.8, 1/80 sec) I'm flat out missing focus on a lot of the shots, which leaves me with the same old problem of sorting photos, to find the sharpest ones, then looking through those to see which are decent shots.  Or alternatively, sorting out the decent shots, and throwing out the ones where I totally blew the focus.
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Shoot at f4, 1/40th or bump the ISO if you need the 1/80th. That f2.8 is asking a lot in terms of focus accuracy.
Paul


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