Picked up a new lens from a friend of mine who had one that never used it. This thing gets some incredible detail.
For the first time ever, I wish my dogs had fleas I am still working on getting some better shots but I do have these. I tried play with the aperature and ISO settings but it has not made much of a difference yet.Keep 'em coming! Next you need bug pictures to scare people away.
Not bad. ESP, since your new. I wouldn't use a setting of ISO any higher than 200 for normal shooting when aiming for a large depth of field. The higher your ISO is, the more "noisy" the photo will be, but its not really noticeable until 800 or so. Your best friend for increasing sensitivity to light is slowing your shutter speed and to use a flash (when you can). Keep in mind anything lower than about 1/60th and you will need either a steadying devise or very steady hands.For the first time ever, I wish my dogs had fleas I am still working on getting some better shots but I do have these. I tried play with the aperature and ISO settings but it has not made much of a difference yet.
Thanks for the info! That will give me something to shoot for
Nice shots BTW!
One thing I dont get, I know where to set the aperature, ISO, and shutter speed, but when I set them, take the picture and put it on the PC, it still shows 2.8. The wheel is on the right, just behind the shutter button. I will keep playing with it. Thanks for your input Morpheon. I wil get it eventually. Its fun learning anyway.The 2.8 aperture is your best aperture available for this lens. However, you should be able to have a smaller aperture, like 4 or 5, for example.
On the top of your camera, you should have a small roulette wheel, with various modes for taking pictures. On it, you should have the letters M, A, S, P.
M stands for manual, which means that you can easily change your aperture and speed at will.
A is for aperture. It means that your speed will be changed depending on what aperture you use and need.
S is for speed, and is the opposite of A.
P i forgot haha!
Now i would love to tell you how to change your aperture, but it's kind of hard for me to tell you over the Internet. Basically, you should have another roulette that enables you to roll only, from left to right, or right to left. On my Nikon, it's on the upper right part of the camera. With it, you should be able to see the 2.8 aperture change if you are on aperture mode (A).
I hope that helps!
EDIT: About your focus and depth of field, it looks much better already. As ABbuggin said, your picture should be less blurry if your speed is faster. Then, like i said, having a smaller aperture will reduce your depth of field, which gives you more room to have your chameleon less blurry (especially when taking angle pictures).