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MidwestBeachBum 2:14pm, 10 May 2015
I have a Nikon D40 with a 35mm Prime lens. Most of my portraits are fairly sharp and in focus but when I try "distance" shots like a full body they are never in focus. I usually shoot hand-held in Manual mode and auto focus. What am I doing wrong? I am self-taught, trial and error so be gentle with the technical terms. I appreciate any and all recommendations.

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jaerwin 7 years ago
Can you upload an illustrative shot?
raymondstewart1 6 years ago
ty using aperture prority an slect an aperture of around f5.6 and focus manually.
Are you using single (centre) focus point, focusing and re-framing? If not, what is your focussing technique?
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