Hooray! It came! I ordered a 50mm 1/4 Nikon autofocus lens in November. And it finally came yesterday. It's the new lens that autofocuses on a Nikon D40, so I, too, can joined the ranks of the "nifty-50", and so far, I'm loving it!
But I'm having skin issues.
Well, obviously, in these 2 above photos, there IS no skin! And the issues don't really have to do with the lens, as it does in getting "perfect" skin tones in , well, skin!
Finally, I picked up a portrait book, looked at the faces, and thought, "what the heck, they look all wrong!" and am beginning to come to the conclusion that I'm chasing after a chimera, a thing that doesn't exist. There is no right skin tones; just something that looks relatively good, for the person, with the colors all around them. And that's it. ?
HHCC desperately requested and most appreciated!