Understanding Depth Of Field

DENIS LEMAY, Photographer

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8 Videos (36m)
    • Introduction

    • What Is Depth Of Field

    • How Aperture affects DOF

    • Focal Length And DOF

    • How Does Aperture And Distance Control DOF

    • Distance Camera To Subject

    • Focal Length

    • Focal Point


About This Class

What is Depth Of Field

The distance between the nearest and the furthest objects that give an image judged to be in focus in a camera. Its not just about F-stops.

One of the key elements of aperture is depth of field. All variables in photography have a give and take, and with your aperture as we gain light we also lose depth of field. But aperture is not the only variable that affects depth of field, so we will take a look at those other variables.

This is a must lesson for anyone truly interested in becoming better photographers.

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Very basic discussion of depth of field. Suitable for those with little to no understanding of how to manipulate depth of field, and how changing depth of field impacts the visual/emotional appeal of an image.







Websites: https://denis-lemay.pixels.com

Denis G Lemay was brought up in a little coastal town of Biddeford Maine, served in Vietnam in 1968 in the army corps of engineer, then in 1971 went to school in NY to persue the field of professional photography, and relocated to a little Dutch town of Kutztown Pennsylvania where he owned and operated Rembrandt Studios in two different locations. In 1998 Denis relocated to Wilmington North Carolina where he now owns and operates Ocean...

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