Thanks, everyone, for the ideas!
@buddingphotographer, I never even thought of that.
I’ll be trying again.
Did you have a UV filter on when taking the picture?
No. Just a clear protective filter
I can tell from this image that the centre of the lens is not in the centre of the image.
No, the image is not cropped. But the Christmas tree is not centered on the image, either. Would that make a difference?
Hello and Merry Christmas, everyone.
I was shooting this little Christmas tree in our house, and I noticed a rather annoying problem. You can see quite a bit of artifacting, produced, I believe, by the lens being used.
The use of a lens hood changed nothing. The only lights around were the lights on the tree.
Is there anything I can do about…[Read more]
DSC_4531234-3.jpg is really classic; the closer crop does eliminate distraction from that leaf on the left. Highly successful! Also the photoshopping job is very well done; it’s very hard to see that it actually is photoshopped.
And the camera straps flapping in the breeze do give the (true) impression that the camera is actually falling. If you…[Read more]