Originally Posted by zuikologist
I like the first one but cannot work out the DoF. It seems too shallow for a 15mm (or 20mm on M8?)
It's shot wide open and I focused using the distance scale on the lens. I punched up the contrast quite a bit using an overlay layer in photoshop (doing a sort of light soft focus effect) and I think that accentuated the out of focus area in an odd sort of way. Straight out of the cam it still seems too shallow from the 15mm though, but I think it's because I wasn't set for hyperfocal distance, but really focusing in only on the closest object.
Thanks Rob, Helen and Ali.
Helen... I'm undecided about the last two, so it's nice to hear your feedback on them. I think I like the 2nd one better, but not sure. Any thoughts?