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Old Posted May 24, 2013, 1:08 AM
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Originally Posted by ChiTownCity View Post
Glowrock, the only thing I would suggest is to use the widest aperture you can when doing isolated portraits so the background won't be as detailed unless there's something back there that you would like to keep visible. What lens did you use for the pic you posted?
I was using the Nikkor 105mm f2.8 macro lens. The problem I had was that I was an idiot and forgot to check my ISO settings that I had used the evening before when I was getting night shots. As a result, the ISO was stuck at 1600 for the whole set of shots I took, which of course meant my aperture was entirely too high.

Moral of the story: CHECK YOUR SETTINGS BEFORE SHOOTING!!!

Aaron (Glowrock)
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