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dudler Plus
16 931 1517 England
27 Feb 2018 5:39AM
And I'm pretty sure this is demonstrating exactly how little depth of field the lens has wide open...

It is beautiful.

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bouic 10 3 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2018 7:36PM
Yes, I like shooting at big apertures, in this case 50mm at f 1.4. I like the almost 3D effect it ca produce. Post processing is in Lightroom
dudler Plus
16 931 1517 England
27 Feb 2018 10:01PM
Yes - I haven't often used very wide apertures for landscapes, though often for portraits and nudes.

I was stunned, recently, by the effect of using a 1937 Summar at f/2 on a Sony Alpha 7, and it brought hte phrase 'almost 3D' to life! Really heavy vignetting, too, adding to the effect - and massive falloff away from the centre - something Leitz have fixed these days!
bouic 10 3 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2018 10:07PM
The lens I am using is a 7Artisans 50mm f1.1 lens. Its a bit soft at 1.1 but at 1.4 it sharpens up. I just like the effect this lens gives. I also prefer primes to zooms.
dudler Plus
16 931 1517 England
28 Feb 2018 9:12AM
Absolutely with you on the zoom issue! I have a couple, but don't use them often, and almost never if i have a prime that could do the job!

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