50mm: Mixed Results

Here are the first set of results of my 50mm practice resolution. I  haven’t edited these other than some cropping. I found that many times I was too close to the subject to take a good shot, or my settings were off. This is what happens when I don’t stay on “Auto” the whole time….

50mm

As part of my efforts to “practice, practice, practice,” I’m going to take my camera with me on our trip to Philadelphia and only take one lens with me. I’m taking the lens that gets the least amount of use: the 50mm f/1.8D. I’m not sure why I haven’t worked with this lens more, but…

Am I good enough? Wait – don’t answer that.

I’ve been thinking about this idea for a while. I keep talking about it and deciding that of course I should do it. Why not? Well,  what if I’m not good at it? Or good enough? Maybe practice doesn’t make perfect. Do you ever have these conversations with yourself and end up talking yourself out of…