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Shallow Depth of Field | Aperture Guide Pt 2
In this article, we will talk about what aperture is primarily used for in photography, which is to control depth of field (DOF). Depth of field is the front-to-back zone in a photograph where objects appear acceptably sharp. We will cover both the shallow and deep depth of field, as well as the other factors that affect depth of field, aperture, distance between you and the subject, focal length, and the sensor size.
How You Shot it- Laguna Beach HDR Landscape
I have always been interested in shooting long exposures and sunsets over beautiful beaches. I wanted to shoot at a beach that has a rocky landscape instead of the typical sandy shoreline, which is why I chose Laguna Beach in Southern California. The final HDR image is a result of three bracketed photos.
I Just Bought a New DSLR Camera, Now What? A Basic Primer on Automated Camera Modes
You have just bought a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera) or advanced point and shoot camera with DSLR capabilities, now what? You might be asking yourself, “How can I start learning how to take professional quality photographs?” The goal of the SLR Lounge Shooting Guide is to teach you the techniques and insights that will make you a better photographer. For now, let’s focus on understanding some of the basic automated camera modes to help you start using your camera right away!