Why focus? How much? What about depth of field (or depth of focus?) How about a pinhole camera? Influence of sensor size on focus? Focus & recompose technique. Back button focus. Auto vs. manual focus. The focus trap. Focus limiting. Bokeh. Macro and focus. Focus stacking. Light field cameras. Hyperfocal distance. Infinity focus…
Chris gives a quick update on the Marquardt International Pinhole, Adrian has a question about the music on the show, Justin got caught in the circle of confusion and what to watch out for if you want to use a lens on your camera that has not been made for it.
Today Chris will once and for all give you the answer to the question if long focal lengths really compress perspective or if that’s just a myth. Peter wants to find out about shooting indoors, Shakeel tells us about old town Alexandria and the Washington D.C. workshop and AJ wonders how hard it is to get your feet wet in analog photography.
Chris is building a camera: the Marquardt International Pinhole, a camera built by a German that is designed to accept graflok 4×5″ international backs.. what could go wrong? Francois wants to travel with his camera gear and make sure that he won’t have to put any of it into checked luggage and Sean Galbraith wants some tips on how to travel Europe with 100 rolls of medium format film in his luggage.