- When speaking about depth of field…we speak of an actual depth using…any type of measurement you like to use.…It's best to stick with feet or meters.…I have here an online depth of field calculator.…There are a lot of these online.…You can just google for depth of field calculator.…You'll also find depth of field calculators…that'll run on your smart phone.…You do not have to use one of these…to shoot shallow depth of field.…They can be very handy in certain situations,…particularly macro shooting, but they are also just a good…teaching tool in this case.…This depth of field calculator shows me how deep…my depth of field will be for a particular lens…focused to a particular distance…using a particular aperture.…
You can see here that I have dialed in a Canon seven D,…with a 50 millimeter lens on it, at F11…with a subject distance, that means the distance…that I focusing to, of 10 feet.…And that gives me a total depth of field…of five and a half feet.…It's very important to understand that depth of field…does not start at the end of my lens and go for,…
- 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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