I’ve had my macro lens for 4 years and I feel guilty because I don’t use it that much. I’m sure it’s user error but most of the pictures I take with it have a shallow depth of field even if I shoot at lower aperture settings like 15f. It is a really nice lens though and is capable of taking clear, crisp, and colorful pictures and I think I just need more experience with it. I have a Canon 60mm 2.8f EF-S macro lens.
Here are some pictures I’ve taken previously with my this lens:
Today I took eye pictures with this lens which I know is cliche but I don’t care. Here we go:
For anyone out there who is new to photography or has a new lens you’re not yet comfortable with – just keep practicing! You’ll get better.
Below is a picture I took with my high aperture lens a few days after I bought it in 2013 and a picture I took last year with it. Huge difference!
What is your favorite lens? Have you ever needed to practice with new lenses or other photography equipment before you felt like you were taking quality pictures?