Upload & Sell: Off
Those are very nice. One question. I know you said that you could not focus wide open, so you closed down to f4. Why not focus at f4 then open up to whatever? Shouldn't affect focus other than altering DOF. Is this why? No guarantee on the DOF being where you want it? I have done that with my 135Q with good results.
Kevin, what I meant is that in that one photo I was looking up at the stained glass, it was not all perpendicular to the lens, but at a steep angle, I could focus on any part of it fine at 1.4 but the rest would be outside the plane of focus, to bring the whole image into focus the only option was to increase the depth of field by closing down the aperture.This is where a tilt lens comes in handy by allowing tilting the lens to match the plane of focus to the plane of the image.
For some reason the 5.8 cm is easier to focus on the camera dot than the 55 1.2, and much easier than the 50 1.2.