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Floridian Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Feb 2007Sun 03-Mar-13 10:29 PM
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"I'm watching you..."


Tallahassee, Florida, US
          

D300 with 85mm f3.5 DX micro.



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TEITZY Silver Member Awarded for the continuous and generous sharing of his high level expertise and his always encouraging comments, most notably in the macro and sports forums. Nikonian since 14th Mar 2007Tue 05-Mar-13 02:20 AM
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Looks a little soft to me. Exif says f4, 1/1000, ISO200, so I would stop down a little (f5.6-8) and bump up the ISO if you need to keep the shutter above 1/500.

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Leigh

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Floridian Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Feb 2007Wed 06-Mar-13 12:26 AM
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Thanks for the comment, Leigh. I agree it looks soft, probably because it is a more than 100% crop. Also, I agree f8 would have been a better choice here. I liked the composition because you see the eye but can't tell much about the face it belongs to. Here's another one -- same photo, but not cropped as much.






The image quality is better, but I don't like the composition as much. To see how much I cropped, here's the original, uncropped.





Hmm... maybe I need a D800 so I can crop more.

Randy

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bobpilot Silver Member Nikonian since 08th May 2007Wed 13-Mar-13 01:37 AM
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hmmm, I like the last image you posted the best. the lower left guides the eye of the viewer to the subject. The subject has interest, personality, and character. It also has a sense of place; he's in in environment. I quickly passed on the first image; this image held my attention.

Macro is not just about getting as close as possible; it's more about exploring a world we have not noticed.

  

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Floridian Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Feb 2007Wed 13-Mar-13 05:32 PM
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Thanks for the comment, Bob. As I noted, the last image is uncropped. I found the eye so interesting, but maybe that crop does lose context, and as Leigh noted, it also compromises the quality of the image.

Randy

  

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