Shallow Depth of Field Photography

Shallow Depth of Field Photography is a great way to create a shunning photograph by softening the background and enhancing the subject.


Shallow Depth of Field Photography

Shallow Depth of Field Photography

Sometimes you look at a photo and think - that's a shunning image. You're not quite sure why it's a shunning image.

Shallow Depth of Field Photography is one way to create a shunning image.

Shallow depth of field allows you to soften the background so that the subject stands out in your image.

You can use shallow depth of field for portrait photographs or close-up photographs.

Depth of Field can be either shallow or large.

Depth of Field refers to the area of the photograph that is in-focus or the field of view that is sharp.

How To Increase or Decrease Depth of Field

There are three ways you can increase or decrease depth of field with your digital SLR camera.

Adjusting depth of field involves the distance between your camera and subject, the focal length of your lens and the aperture settings of your lens.

Shallow depth of field increases when you move closer to your subject and it decreases when you move away from your subject.

Shallow depth of field increases and decreases with the focal length of your lens. As you extend your lens, shallow depth of field will increase and the background will begin to blur or go out of focus.

Shallow depth of field increases and decreases with the settings of your aperture on your lens. By enlarging the aperture, you will increase the shallow depth of field.

Shallow Depth of Field Photography

Depth of field can blur the foreground and the background of your image (see image above). By using the three methods above, you can increase and decrease the depth of field to create a shunning photograph.

Below are two images that have the foreground and background blurred to enhance and isolated the subject.

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Be inspired, be creative - 10 Shallow of Depth of Field Photographs.





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