Saturday 13 August 2011

Test shots and stings

I decided to do some candid street shots this afternoon to give my new Canon 50D a work-out with my Sigma 70-200 f/2.8.  I had used the micro-focus adjustment setting on my 50D to try to make the focus as sharp as possible as I was disappointed with the sharpness of the photos I took at the Grenochase last weekend.  Although I seemed to have the focus set perfectly using controlled conditions and a test chart I wanted to test it in real shooting conditions.  And I am pretty pleased how these have turned out.
These girls took one look at my camera and wanted to pose so I was only too pleased to take their photo.  I focused on the face of the girl in middle and the focus was spot on.
Glamorous shade
I then spotted an old friend. I say friend, what I really mean is weirdo that I have photographed before, back in 2006.  He looks a bit like Stan Lee I bet this guy couldn’t draw a decent spidey:
I’m going to a friend’s birthday bash tonight so expect to see some photos of the do on here tomorrow.

PS I forgot to mention the sting. Unfortunately I got stung by a wasp on the back of my neck while I was shooting this afternoon. The little blighter got between my neck and my camera strap and when I tugged on my camera it got squashed and stung me. It flew off and I was left with a throbbing neck. It is still painful now, almost 2 hours later....

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