Why Focus-Recompose Sucks

I use this technique, as do most photographers I’m sure, but it can make the subject of your photograph blurry as the auto-focus is focused on a slightly further back point. It makes sense when you think about it but it’s still useful when you have a long depth of field. Anyway, here’s the explanation why it’s not good for portraits and other close-camera work.

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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