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Best settings for portrait photos

My photos are out of focus.

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I generally agree with Radix, however I recommend using manual focus to be sure the eyeball is in the sharpest possible focus. I use a 105mm rather than 50mm and shoot at some distance from the subject. That is for two main reasons. First, the background will be well out of focus and less distracting from your subject. Second, subjects tend to be more relaxed when the camera is not in there face. That is especially true with children. I would also use a larger (lower number) f-stop and higher shutter speed to narrow the depth of field. As far as lighting, that is a subject that cannot be covered in much detail here. However, if you use flash, use bounce flash indoors if practical or a diffuser on the flash to soften the light.

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Be sure auto focus is on; M/A on lens; AF on body (left of lens front side). Aim focus area on the closest eye. Use big opening on short tele lens, to get some isolation from background.
Idea: Use an (old) fixed focus lens 105 2.5 or 50 1.8.

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