Need help with focusing issue.

Started 2 months ago | Questions thread
Clive99 Contributing Member • Posts: 730
Re: Need help with focusing issue.

Nas from the Valley wrote:

baobob wrote:

Not the best way for portrait, the best being a small one on the eye controlling for DOF

depending on FL and distance DOF can be very very short with eye sharp and nose or ear OOF

The problem is not the zone focusing he used, it will be the same if he uses even the smallest focusing point. The problem is that he moves the camera down and focus plane changes.

Maybe and maybe not. I suggest he eliminate the variables. Zone being one of them. Smallest zone is too big and you have no control over what it picks. Use the smallest single point with which the lens can reliably focus. For that lens, i find that to be the 3rd smallest.

DOF can be pretty small, as Baobob said. Zone is a bad idea.

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