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Sensor Cleaning

If you own a digital SLR, sooner or later there’ll come a time when you realize the sensor is dirty.  Most often dust shows itself as tiny dark blotches against a bright uniform background.  A major problem area can be macro shots as you stop down the aperture to gain some depth of field.  The reason it tends to show …

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Short Focus for Sharper Shots

Results of “short” focusing for sharper shots using the Sony 20mm F/2.8 lens.

I’ve noticed on several lenses that by “short” focusing (which I’ll call it in this article) you may be able to gain some sharpness.  The reason I’m using the Sony 20mm F/2.8 for this article is because it shows the most improvement by using this focusing method…

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