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This is a discussion on Goldine within the Critiques forums, part of the Photography & Fine art photography category; With all these cat and dog photos I had to add one of my own with my new 50mm prime. ...

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    With all these cat and dog photos I had to add one of my own with my new 50mm prime.

    1/80, f1.8, ISO 400

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    cute cat Iggy!!! I love the way she(he?) is looking up.

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    Any narrower on that DOF Iggy and that cat would totally blend into the background

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad Aussie View Post
    Any narrower on that DOF Iggy and that cat would totally blend into the background
    Hehehe. Yeah, f1.8 at a 2 ft. is a pretty narrow DOF! All about seeing what the new lens can do
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    Hmmm, not crazy about this one Iggy
    The DOF is too narrow for me here and you missed the focus on the eye (by a hair or two). I'm not seeing a tack sharp eye here and given the size of the eyes in the frame...I want to. The composition here also needs improvement imo. You cut off the cat's face Hope that helps - Marko
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    Thanks for the feedback, Marko.
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    I think there is a definite re-shoot here Iggy...I think the eye could be a tad sharper...really dig the colour though and I agree with MA about the DOF being too narrow. I would also (if it were me) slightly saturate a bit more that eye in post and play with the composition a bit more. Either have more of your beautiful cat out of the shot of more of your cat in the shot....IMO.
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    your catch lights are great!!

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    I do like the catchlights as well. Is it a window she is looking at?

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    She was looking out the window and I was pushed back against the wall next to the window which is why it's so close. Playing with the f1.8 which is why the DOF is so narrow.

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