If you consistently see a blurry viewfinder on your camera, but your images come back clear when you edit them, there's one simple solution — adjust the wheel next to your viewfinder, called the diopter. This lets you customize the sharpness of what you see to your liking, making them perfect for your eyes. It's especially handy for people who wear glasses or contacts! To find out more about how to optimize your viewfinder, read "Adjusting your diopter for optimal performance." … [Read more...] about Quick Tip: Blurry viewfinder? Adjust your diopter
The very first thing I do when I get a new camera (after I enter the mandatory date/time information and my copyright, of course) is to adjust the diopter, that little wheel that you can turn next to your viewfinder. This lets you customize the sharpness of what you see through the viewfinder for your eyes. While it's especially handy for people who wear glasses or contacts, adjusting your diopter is something everyone should do, as it will help you optimize what you see through the viewfinder. Achieving the best results When you think about … [Read more...] about Adjusting your diopter for optimal performance
I've got three good reasons why using f/22 won't get you a sharp picture. However, even though I've proven these reasons in my own work, you should go try it yourself. The other day, I wrote a brief introduction to focus stacking (check it out here) and it has spurred a lot of questions and discussion on my Facebook page (including some guest pictures below). The major question posed there is "Why not simply use a small aperture to create a photo with great depth of field and get everything in focus instead of a process like focus stacking … [Read more...] about Why focus stack when I can just use f/22?