- We've been talking a lot about depth of field.…Now we're going to put it to some use,…and we've come out here to the harbor in Santa Barbara.…I'm going to take a few shots…and play with some depth of field control…and see what kind of effects I can get.…So far, the only way you've seen to change depth of field…on your camera was when you were in program mode,…you could use the program shift feature…to switch to different combinations…of shutter speed and aperture…so that you could find one that maybe had an aperture…that you liked.…That's a fine way of working,…but when you're in a situation where you know you want…depth of field control,…then switching to aperture priority…is actually a better way to go.…
You've already seen shutter priority,…where you set the shutter speed…and the camera picked a corresponding aperture.…We're doing the opposite now.…In aperture priority mode,…you get to choose the aperture you want to work with,…and the camera will take care of shutter speed.…This is great for a situation where I know…
- Shooting sharp images
- Assessing your camera's high ISO options
- How aperture affects depth of field
- Lens speed
- Previewing depth of field
- Depth of field in the real world
- Manual mode
- Controlling motion
- Shooting raw
- Shooting with post-production in mind
Skill Level Beginner
Learning Natural Light Portrait Photographywith Chris Orwig2h 30m Intermediate
1. Shutter Speed in Depth
2. Aperture in Depth
3. More Shooting Modes
4. Shooting Strategies
Where to go from here2m 53s
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