Depth of field

How to get that bokeh

I found this on my hard disk while looking for a bit of space. Wish I could remember where I got it, but its an easy to follow graphic demonstrating the 3 important aspects of D.O.F (Depth of field)

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1: The larger your aperture (lower the number) the shallower the D.O.F. The smaller you aperture (the higher the number) the greater the D.O.F

2: The longer the lens (in mm e.g. 300mm) the shallower the D.O.F. The wider the lens (in mm e.g. 10mm) the greater the D.O.F, when used at the same aperture.

3: The further the subject is away from the camera the shallower the D.O.F, even at the same aperture.

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One Response to Depth of field

  1. KaldioffZoova says:

    Very Interesting!
    Thank You!

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