Exercise #3: Focus at different apertures

Exercise: Focus at different apertures – 2nd attempt

Exercise finalized on November 2nd.

First attempt for this exercise was conducted few days before, but was a failed.

Exercise instructions:

Find a similar subject to the previous exercise. Take the first picture at the widest aperture. Take the second with the lens stopped down to the mid-point. Take the third with the lens at it smallest aperture. Have a print made from each of the photographs; number and compare them. With a pencil or marker, draw on each print what you see as the limits of sharpness.

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Exercise: Focus at different apertures – 1st attempt

Exercise conducted on August 12.

Exercise instructions:

Find a similar subject to the previous exercise. Take the first picture at the widest aperture. Take the second with the lens stopped down to the mid-point. Take the third with the lens at it smallest aperture. Have a print made from each of the photographs; number and compare them. With a pencil or marker, draw on each print what you see as the limits of sharpness.

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Exercise: focus with a set aperture - foreground

Exercise: Focus with a set aperture

Exercise conducted on August 9.

Exercise instructions:
Find a scene which has depth. From the same place take two or three pictures, each focused on something at a different distance (for this to work, the lens aperture must be wide – at its lowest f-stop number). When the photographs are processed, compare them. which version do you prefer?

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