This is an exciting resource for photographers looking to discover new techniques and tools for making stunning images! Sharp Shooter is a 36-page PDF and it’s a great edition to your digital library. Martin, in his usual clear and concise fashion, covers the gamut on the subject—from hand-holding techniques, stabilization, and what makes an image sharp in the first place, to macro-sharpness, depth of field, focus stacking, sharpening for final output, and more.
“Center, Manually Selected, or All Focus Points: Whether your camera has 9 or 61 focus points, you choose which to focus with. Many people favour the center focus point, because it’s often the most accurate and simply because it’s in the middle. Also, using all of your focus points with automatic selection can lead to the camera focusing on the wrong part of the scene. Another option is to either use just one or a small group of focus points, but select something other than the central group. Let’s explore when and why you might use these various methods.”