Last Wednesday, I went to a photography Meetup Group gathering in Plymouth. There were about 25 photographers and from all the comments people left on the group website everyone had a great time (I know I did). Below is the description that was posted under this Meetup:
“We’re going to focus on detail shooting. We are presenting a challenge….. everyone participating must shoot all photos at 50mm only. Bring your fixed focus 50 mm Lensbaby if you have one. We are also limiting the shooting to one aperture the entire time, an aperture of your choice. (These limitations are encouraged, you can do what you want in the end :-)”
I discovered it was much harder to shoot with only one focal length and one aperture setting. There were so many times I wanted to zoom into an image. If I tried getting closer with the 50mm lens then the shot was out of focus. So, it made it more challenging and really made you think about your shooting. I may challenge myself to do this more often.