A&P why are my photos so crappy :hs:

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  1. matkustaja

    matkustaja New Member

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    any tips on getting sharper and better pictures would be great appreciated :o

    they were taken with a d70s and 18-70mm kit lens

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  2. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    I have no answer to your question, but I just wanted to say that number 2 is an awesome concept :eek3:
     
  3. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    agreed. i dig it
     
  4. tenxia

    tenxia OT Supporter

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    Can't view it here at work. Will later.
     
  5. GregFarz78

    GregFarz78 New Member

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    can't view exif data
     
  6. Kabluey

    Kabluey Snowboard, DSLR, Broly - Punchin' holes in souls

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    number 2 is an awesome picture. I love it.
     
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    for the exception of the noise in #2, it's a really good picture, and a good concept, maybe just not executed properly.
     
  8. damM3

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    whoa #2 is awsome, how'd you do that? <immanoob>
     
  9. mobbarley

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    lock your iso low and adjust other settings from there? :dunno:
     
  10. NSX

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    Your photos aren't as bad as you think. Just need some fine tuning is all. But you're headed in the right direction.

    For the night shots, use shutter priority- low iso, f8+, and experiment 15-30 sec time lapse.

    For the day shots, I suggest learning about Rule of Thirds. Experiment with circular polarizer and ND graduated filters AND use a tripod. Post processing for unsharp mask.
     
  11. TtamNedlog

    TtamNedlog OT Supporter

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    To be honest, all 5 shots are quite nice in terms of composition/concept/etc. Not sure why they are looking rough.
     
  12. JordanClarkson

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    i like them. you have a bright future ahead :cool:

    like nsx said, try stopping down to f8 (usually the magic number) to get more sharpness.
     
  13. legendr34

    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    they look pretty cool. maybe some cropping
     
  14. Willey2cool

    Willey2cool New Member

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    i like them all. Howd you get the stars so bright in the one?
     
  15. matkustaja

    matkustaja New Member

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    ~25 sec exposure?
     
  16. matkustaja

    matkustaja New Member

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    thanks...

    actually i think this one turned out slightly better

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    Still sharpness completely eludes me lately with this camera

    and i will focus things for seemingly years and they be out of focus

    argh! :o
     
  17. tenplanescrashing

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    what modes are you shooting with? is your focus setting on S, C, or M?

    other than that, you could try the unsharp mask tool in photoshop
     
  18. themolsen

    themolsen New Member

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    shooting in such a high iso (probably 1600 judging by the noise) will limit your pictures in many ways...mainly detail
     

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