1. WHY FOCUS IS SO IMPORTANT

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ACHIEVING PROPER FOCUS is critical because it can’t be adjusted, fixed, or repaired after the photo is taken. It must be set correctly before the shutter is clicked.

There have been many demonstrations by tech companies, as well as fictional examples, that show how someone could take an out-of-focus photograph and sharpen it in a software program. You can almost hear them saying, “sharpen and zoom in.” I’m sorry to burst your bubble, but it’s all made up. It doesn’t exist. Adobe Photoshop has been around for more than 30 years and the best it can do to bring focus to a blurry photograph is a feature called Smart Sharpen, ...

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