Taking self portraits and getting focus tight?

1 month 1 week ago #764873 by Clark Guay
I need some head shots and trying to take self portraits and struggling with getting my focus right.  I'm sure there is a way to make this happen, could you help me please?  

I have a Canon R6.

Thank you!


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1 month 1 week ago #764934 by Sandy Smith Photos
Position something where you will be standing, manual focus on that item.  Set your timer and go stand where that item was.  Rinse and repeat.   


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1 month 6 days ago #765031 by Jim Photo
If that doesn't work for you, and if this head shot is needed just for online, why not just use your iPhone or smart phone?  These will lock focus on you and you can use the timer function in them. 


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1 month 2 days ago #765152 by CatherineW
If you have iPhone and iWatch, you can use these together and frame your shot, press shutter with 3 second delay. Boom!  

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1 month 2 days ago - 1 month 2 days ago #765154 by Razky

Clark Guay wrote: I need some head shots and trying to take self portraits and struggling with getting my focus right. I'm sure there is a way to make this happen, could you help me please? 

Make sure that your lens will autofocus close enough.


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1 month 2 days ago #765155 by Randy Shaw
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