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pasknucklehead Silver Member Nikonian since 05th Feb 2008
Tue 08-May-12 08:00 PM

Hi everyone, been experimenting with water drops today. I'll get back here soon and let you all know the scoop.
Anyways, I am trying like heck to get these things in focus. I started out with some very light colored water and no matter how many times I used my pencil to set my focus, the drops are coming out soft. I am using my macro lens, I preset my focus using a pencil at the exact location the drop hits, set my settings at 16 and up and my flash to manual 1/64 using my remote off camera. I am also using a tripod so I don't know what I'm doing that is frustrating me so...Here is an example and I think this looks a little more sharp although not so sure it is as sharp as I could get it..Can you all take a look at it for me and let me know what you think? And also, could it be that the light colors are what is giving me the problems in my earlier attempts? I don't want to drive myself crazy if this is all the sharp I can actually get.

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Subject Author Message Date ID
Reply message RE: Is this sharp? Asgard Administrator He is your Chief Guardian Angel at the Helpdesk and knows a lot about a lot
08th May 2012
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Reply message RE: Is this sharp? buddyro48 Silver Member
09th May 2012
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Reply message RE: Is this sharp? Drbee Silver Member
09th May 2012
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Reply message RE: Is this sharp? pasknucklehead Silver Member
09th May 2012
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     Reply message RE: Is this sharp? kevinmorgan Silver Member
09th May 2012
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          Reply message RE: Is this sharp? pasknucklehead Silver Member
09th May 2012
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               Reply message RE: Is this sharp? kevinmorgan Silver Member
11th May 2012
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Reply message RE: Is this sharp? elec164 Silver Member
10th May 2012
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Reply message RE: Is this sharp? pasknucklehead Silver Member
11th May 2012
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     Reply message RE: Is this sharp? Drbee Silver Member
11th May 2012
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     Reply message RE: Is this sharp? pasknucklehead Silver Member
11th May 2012
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     Reply message RE: Is this sharp? elec164 Silver Member
12th May 2012
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          Reply message RE: Is this sharp? pasknucklehead Silver Member
13th May 2012
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               Reply message RE: Is this sharp? elec164 Silver Member
13th May 2012
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                    Reply message RE: Is this sharp? pasknucklehead Silver Member
14th May 2012
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