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woolybill1 Plus
15 38 78 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 11:33AM
I really enjoy this style of photograph, Kimi, and I can't help noticing that you have used this one to head your portfolio page.
At first I thought it displayed an old brass camera or projector lens with the sliding cap moved to one side; a closer look suggests that it is in fact a spy-hole in a door (yes, I have read the title!)

You have already used a fairly high ISO while the lens is at its maximum aperture. Without a lot of practice and experience it is phenomenally difficult to hold even a moderately short telephoto steady enough at 1/10th of a second to achieve a sharp image; most people would like to see this one just a little sharper as it is not entirely clear what we should be looking at (I think it is the faint image on the lens of the spy-hole). Given the style of the image it would be worth taking a risk and setting the ISO much higher, perhaps 3200 (which would give you a shutter speed of 1/40th second - much less likely to cause camera movement) or even 6400. You have a good camera and interesting ideas: just keep experimenting!

Best wishes,
Bill

P.S.: Have you considered uploading to ephotozine's Critique Gallery? The critique team devote lots of care and thought to helping both beginners and more advanced photographers to improve their photography.
kimi012 6 1 India
3 Jan 2016 11:45AM
Thank you so much Bill for that. It means a lot Smile I took this photograph on the second day after I started my photographic journey and I shot almost everything in my home at that time.
I didn't consider the Critique Gallery but now, I will. I am sure it would be of great help.
Thanks again!

-Kimi

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