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The Sweet Spot Lens Setting

From the august pages of Lightstalking…….

“In many photographic situations, you are going to want to either open your aperture right up (to minimise depth of field) or close it right down (to maximise depth of field). And while the effects of doing this can be great, the great irony of lens construction is that sharper images are often easier to get with mid range aperture. Here’s what you need to know about the whole scenario and finding the sweet spot.”.…….MORE

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