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love the colors of those appels, is that in-JPEG or your pp?
John Wolf wrote:
Nice to hear your thoughts, Tom. And I enjoyed the thread on Serious Compacts.
Yours strikes me as an atypical approach. I think most of us are trying to include more context in our street images. According to dofmaster.com, 1m at f8 will give DOF of .68 to 1.88m. That would not work for me, but I understand how it does for you. I guess this underscores the need to understand the OP's intention. After thinking on this some more, I might give 1.5m a try. I sometimes miss focus because I'm too close. I've got Fn2 set for...Show more →
most street photographers that I know shoot at f8, in very sunny conditions I can shoot f11 or f16 (I do on my RFs) but there are also occasions where I shoot at f4 or f5.6 if I have a slow film or light is not favorable.
on the GR I have my snap set at 1.5m and I also shoot at f8 which gives me a DoF from .91 to 4.37, if light permits then I can go f11 or f16 no problem
shamefully I haven't been able to do much street with my GR but here's a quick one
1.5m, f8 and iso 800
R0010124 by earl.dieta, on Flickr
the ladies with strollers are about 4 meters away from me, look how they and the background are relatively in focus
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