March 11, 2018
It might seem like the simplest, most basic part of photography, but it’s shocking how many people don’t give it the attention it deserves. It doesn’t matter how properly you set up your studio to photograph fossils, it doesn’t matter how good the light is, and it doesn’t matter if you use the best HDR software to take photos outdoors.
None of it matters if you miss focus on your subject.
Make Sure You Get Focus
Once you have set up your subject and your shot, you need to make sure that your subject is in tack sharp focus. This matters more in something like fossil photography because you want to capture as much detail and realism as possible in the photo. If you miss focus, the fossil will look more like a piece of rock than anything else.
So in order to make sure you have the focus at the right point, follow these tips:
So the next time you need to document any fossils, either in a studio or outdoors, remember to pay special attention to where your camera focuses.