Tag Archives: focus

Rubber-band focus and zoom restraints - © John Neel

Putting the Brakes on Focus and Zoom

Insuring that the lens is secure from slipping will also insure a perfect alignment when processing the files in software. Any deviation from the focus or the zoom will effect the outcome of the final image/images. Read more…

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Seeing Normal – The prime / standard lens

These lenses sometimes called prime lenses or standard lenses, produce a view that resembles the way we believe we perceive our world through normal sight. Things in the foreground, middle ground and distance are displaced visually in proportion to…

Self - © John Neel

Breaking the Rules – Discovery

The skill of photography is not in adhering to the rules but rather finding favorable ways to break them that allow for new thought, new direction, and a new and meaningful utterance.

Couple - © John Neel

A Photographic Secret – the Commodity of Time

The choice of subject and its impact on our lives plays a critical role in determining the value of our time spent making images.

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The Stand-In

  There are times when shooting certain types of subjects where focusing on the subject can be very difficult and auto-focus is not an option. One such example might be…