What do you think of this MF lens? wide open at f2.8.

Started Apr 19, 2014 | Discussions thread
OP yfan Regular Member • Posts: 312
Re: What do you think of this MF lens? wide open at f2.8.

Rservello wrote:

I agree that hard sharp focus is not necessary to have a good photo. Soft focus can be very useful when used properly. And not only for portraits of old people. You get a really dreamy quality from it. Especially with some back lighting.

face is soft focused, but I love this photo. Very dreamy.

The direct front facing portion has a good sharpness...but wide open this lens glows really well and is always a little soft.

Narrow DOF and softness to really isolate a subject

Manual lens, shot without vf. Sometimes it comes out a little soft. Exactly what I was hoping for.

With a lens that can really handle soft focus, it's not a hinderance. It's an asset and makes for much prettier images.

I've tried to get away from shooting wide open all the time...but this lens just produces such lovely images it's hard to shoot tighter with it...lol

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Beautiful photos and lovely baby.

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