is it my photo or my monitor
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10-09-09, 05:53 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
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You say you're using a small f stop number, do you mean something like f/1.8, for example. Depending on what you're focusing distance is and you're focal length, that's going to give you a small depth of field. Maybe try a large f stop number.
I might be wrong and that's what your doing now, but I saw small f stop number and thought it could be that.
If you were shooting landscapes at f/1.8 they wouldn't look sharp even at 16%. Assuming the OP is shooting with a prime capable of f/1.8 (like the 35mm G) and focussing on something at 10m away the DoF is 6.4 metres. Not a lot for a landscape shot and not particularly wide either.
I think it's more likely that the OP is either not focussing as cleanly as they need to, are suffering from mirror slap (as OB has suggested) or are simply expecting too much from their camera. You'll never get clear definition at 100% on your monitor.
How do the shots look at 50%?
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