10.08.2012

Yes Virginia, there can be such a thing as too little depth of field.

Untitled Photo #2

Contax RTS3. 85mm 1.4 Carl Zeiss lens.


Maybe.











7 comments:

  1. Yes sometimes, I once made a self portrait, but alas shot close to wide open on 4x5.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/nealthorley/7407456360/in/photosof-nealthorley/

    one eye in focus,.. the other.. out..

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  2. This image reminds me of some portraits I've seen from the 1920's. Perhaps not technically correct but it still works on some level.

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  3. Beautiful dreaming atmosphere...
    robert

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  4. Kind of like it- with the mouth ajar it feels more dynamic than a lot of portraits...

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  5. Kirk your sense of humor is one of the reasons I continue to read VSL (sort of the way we describe southwestern heat "yes but its a dry humor"). I can visualize Internet pundits arguing like Hatfields & McCoys over why f/1.2 on a full frame is the "artsy" way to shoot wedding portraits "hey... the eye lash is CLEARLY in focus".

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  6. Brilliant shot. Misleading title. It's a wonderful, intimate portrait.

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  7. Yes Virginia, there is front focus ;-)

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