A Guide to Mastering Manual Focus | Lukasz Palka
Have you ever cursed your camera for missing that special moment in the streets? Do you ever struggle to get the subject quickly in focus before the fleeting moment is lost forever in the aether? Well then why not try manual focus? My name is Lukasz Palka, and I’m a Tokyo photographer working for EYExploreTokyo. Below is a guide to a few key focus techniques that can help you capture the decisive moment and master the art of manual focusing. Before we can look at the benefits of manual focus, we first have to discuss the use of prime lenses. The reason prime lenses have become a staple of street photographers is simple: speed. Without the need to select a focal length, and forcing yourself to work with one field of view (FOV), you can drastically reduce the time necessary for framing the subject……..