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I'll have more, this guide has seriously helped me. I think I'll wait until I update my worklog before I post pics here though .
Looks like the machines that customers give me all day at work...
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Excellent guide! Glad this popped up on the recent posts, +rep for you! Just in time because I have to photograph a few rigs that are going to be sold.
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pretty nice 3d
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Hey Guys,

Took some pics

I took all pic's with a HTC Wildfire























Let me know what you think
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This is my first shot at anything above iPhone pictures of my rig.

What do you guys think?





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Hey Guys,

Took some pics

I took all pic's with a HTC Wildfire
Let me know what you think
Real nice Rig man, I think they could use a bit more fill lighting, like from your monitor or a non-flash source.
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This is my first shot at anything above iPhone pictures of my rig.

What do you guys think?

[... photos ... ]
First photo is the best of all, nice rig indeed.

As I see from your exif data, you're running at F/1.8, which reduces a lot you depth of field, giving you blurriness and loss of (desired) details in many photos. I'd go for F/4 or more, possibily with a tripod and your flash pointed on the wall behind you (set to about two stops darker than the camera), to offer a bouncing soft illumination to your scene. Additional lights (monitor, classic umbrella-style photograpy floodlights) might aid a lot your image result.
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First photo is the best of all, nice rig indeed.

As I see from your exif data, you're running at F/1.8, which reduces a lot you depth of field, giving you blurriness and loss of (desired) details in many photos. I'd go for F/4 or more, possibily with a tripod and your flash pointed on the wall behind you (set to about two stops darker than the camera), to offer a bouncing soft illumination to your scene. Additional lights (monitor, classic umbrella-style photograpy floodlights) might aid a lot your image result.
Yep..... I know! I was just a little too much in a hurry to do that after I looked at the pix on my PC, and I couldn't tell that they had such a low DOF on the little screen on my camera Thanks for the tip tho! +Rep!
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I don't know if your camera has any such function, but my D90 has a button to "show" in the viewfinder the depth of field of the resulting photo, it does effectively open the len's aperture to the one you'll be using by the settings you're adopting. Being the effective distance between the lens and the sensor pretty different from the one from the lens to the pentaprism / your eye, the result isn't extremely accurate, especially at high apertures like F/1.8, when it shows a background bokeh much less blurred than what you'll find on the resulting photo. It's indeed useful, as it aids to get an idea of what dpof you're getting in the photo, instead of giving you the actual dpof seen in the viewfinder.

In a photo like yours, I'd check your autofocus settings if you're going AF, avoiding a "spot" af, which highlighted some parts of your case, leaving the whole else blurry, or, you can still go back to a nice manual focus getting the exact focusing you desire
Edited by Andrea87 - 3/24/11 at 2:11pm
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I don't know if your camera has any such function, but my D90 has a button to "show" in the viewfinder the depth of field of the resulting photo, it does effectively open the len's aperture to the one you'll be using by the settings you're adopting. Being the effective distance between the lens and the sensor pretty different from the one from the lens to the pentaprism / your eye, the result isn't extremely accurate, especially at high apertures like F/1.8, when it shows a background bokeh much less blurred than what you'll find on the resulting photo. It's indeed useful, as it aids to get an idea of what dpof you're getting in the photo, instead of giving you the actual dpof seen in the viewfinder.
I have seen that feature but never played with it. Im kinda outa photo practice honestly. I don't enjoy it as much as I did before

I got my t1i the week it came out for a graduation present and have hardly used it sadly.

I saved up for a year to get my first one... A Rebel XT. I had a lot more fun with it because I worked so hard for it. I got it at the beginning of summer my sophomore year in HS and thats all I did the whole summer.
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