DOF as a Compositional Tool: Shallow depth of field isolates the grass and makes it the focal point
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This shows shallow depth of field because the tunnel in the background is not as clear as the object in the foreground. This was achieved with a low f number.
Autumn tree: I like the angle of this shot because it enhances the trees large size. Additionally I like the shallow depth of field, focussing the lower leaf yet enhancing its colour with the out of focus background.
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I chose this because it contrasts the foreground and the background partly by the use of varying focus. This eccentuates the depth in this photo.
Depth Of Field Photography I like the use of a different object and it is very cool on the color of the object.
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Depth of Field #1: I liked this because it's colorful and the subject that's in focus is the the right of the picture.
shallow depth of field, night scene
3 Ways to Affect Depth of Field
We get a lot of questions on the topic of how to control depth of field. We’ve written a number of tutorials on the topic (linked below) but thought this diagram outlining 3 ways to impact DOF might be helpful too. Tutorials on Depth of Field How to Achieve Blurred Backgrounds in Portraits [3 Factors …
This is an example of maximum depth of field. The image was taken low enough to obtain all the bicycles as well as making sure they are all in focus, creating as if the bicycles never end.
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Photography 101 Tutorial: How To Use Aperture
Download your free cheat sheet to help you get off AUTO and start getting more creative photos with your Digital Camera. IT shows you how you can control Depth of Field. It shows the best Aperture for Portraits and the best Aperture for Landscape photos. It also looks at another key factor in controlling Depth of Field: Focusing Distance. by bertha