Please Help Me Tweak My 7D to Improve Image Quality

Started Mar 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
Zee Char
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Re: Please Help Me Tweak My 7D to Improve Image Quality
In reply to Zee Char, Mar 10, 2013

Zee Char wrote:

Bangers and Mash wrote:

I have been racking my brain trying to figure out what was wrong and couldn't see it until I read your post. Of course . . . the lenses is open too much. During a photography course that I took, it was pointed out that one should strive to use an f/stop somewhere in the middle of the range of the lens. I believe they referred to it as a "sweet spot". A rule of thumb perhaps, as each lens would most likely be different.

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"The best camera of tomorrow can't shoot a picture today".

Forgot to mention in the last quote. By the way about shooing wide open even though the lens is best one to two stops from wide open. I have no problem doing that and do so very frequently if I have to. It depends on the available light. I know I can get it snappy during PP. I'll take the faster shutter speeds, nice Bokeh and less noise over everything else.


Here we go. I was maxed out at this nighttime game. My 300L F4 was too slow for the event. IS) 12,800, lens at F4 and the fastest shutter speeds could get was around 1/500 range which accounts for the blurred hands and feet. If you get lemons then make lemonade. Click on the image to see actual size.  

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