I've been trying to make myself use manual mode for my snaps - just getting the camera out every single day to do it. I didn't note down my settings for these, I was just playing around, but I'm pretty pleased with the way things are starting to turn out. There are still a LOT coming through on the wrong exposure or blurry (because I try so hard to get the exposure right then forget the focus!) but when it goes right there are some I'm really pleased with
C/C welcome sorry for no setting info!
ETA sorry about the size - I tried to resize but they're still showing up HUGE!
You faired well, good job!!
I like the comp of #1. I would probably have shifted the focus to more the middle of the flower instead of the petals, but that's JMO. I also would like to see the middle of the flower a bit brighter. But, nice bokeh! #2 doesn't really do anything for me. The focus fell on the sand beside the child's foot. I also would like to see a different comp on this one. The colors in #4 are pretty, but he focus fell on the leaves below the flowers, not on the flowers themselves. #5 is neat! I've never seen a flower like that and the color is wonderful. I would probably just brighten it up a bit.
Keep on at it!!
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Well done for putting it in manual!! I found the best way to learn was to practice every day! Now I am back to the begining with a new camera with different controls, lol! I can still get it very, very wrong! Just as an example, here is a pic I took of Zack 2 weeks ago.... LOL!
I think the best of the bunch is the 1st and last shot. I LOVE sunflowers and thistles though! Keep practicing and make sure you keep coming back and posting, it honesty is the best way to learn!
good for you for jumping in with manual. it's so worth it. practice practice practice. I practice every day.
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