Am I doing something wrong?

Started Dec 5, 2012 | Questions thread
amosf
amosf Contributing Member • Posts: 680
Re: Your current lens will do the job just fine

A shot like this is easy enough with a 18-200 and f/6.3. Using the longer focal length like 200 helps a lot. Also make sure there is good separation from the background. The closer the foreground image is and the more separation the better. With a close object it is quite easy and requires less separation.A larger aperture makes things easier, of course (and sometimes harder. lol)

The following was taken with an actual Tamron 18-200 lens at f/6.3. There was not a large amount of background separation either. Excuse the noise, it was a bit dark at the time



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Canon EOS 550D Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Tamron AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro +3 more
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