Understand Depth of Field Digital Photography

How To : Use & understand depth of field in photography

In this video, we learn how to use and understand depth of field in photography. If you look at a photo, the depth is how deep the picture looks. You can change the depth by changing the aperture to make the depth of field look shorter or longer. The lighting can also change t ...more

How To : Use depth of field when taking digital camera pics

Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to control how much of your photo is in focus by using depth of field. Depth of field is an important concept in photography, and this how-to video will help even beginners start to master it.

How To : Apply depth of field to your photographs

Learn how to use depth of field with help from this photography tutorial. Although it may seem that depth of field is a confusing factor in photography, it's actually quite easy to understand & adjust once you've gotten the hang of it. Depth of field (or, DOF) is a great way t ...more

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How To : Take advantage of depth of field in photography

The great thing about photography is that you're able to capture a moment that will be frozen in time forever. There are many different techniques that can be applied to capture specific moments in time, you just need to know which one works best for you. This tutorial describ ...more

How To : Understand & use depth of field (DOF)

To understand and use depth of field you should realize that depth of field is the area behind and in front of your focusing point - the thing or object you are shooting. Depth of field is determined by apreture or f -stop, the shutter speed of your camera and the focal length ...more

How To : Achieve a shallow depth of field effect in your films

This video shows you how to achieve the 'film look' for your digital projects by adjusting your depth of field to become more shallow. It also demonstrates the difference between the 60i and 24p modes of filming (the video says 30i, but the correct mode is 60i).

How To : Add depth of field in Photoshop CS4

In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington shows how to perform depth of field blurring techniques using the lens blur feature in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals in broadcasting, ...more

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How To : Get a 35mm film look with a depth of field adapter

Shoot digital footage to rival film by incorporating a 35mm DoF adapter into your camcorder rig! For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started shooting footage to rival anything shot on a video-capable DSLR, watch this video guide.

How To : Shoot close-up shots with a macro lens

In this lesson, learn how to shoot compelling close-up shots using a macro lens. Tips on composition, lighting and controlling depth of field are discussed in detail. Watch this video photography tutorial and learn how to shoot close-up pictures with a macro lens.

How To : Easily combine photos and text using Photoshop

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How To : Create depth-of-field blur in Adobe Photoshop CS3

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 3, or CS3, is the industry-standard application for digital photo manipulation. It is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. Having the software, however, isn't enough; you'll need to know how ...more

How To : Photograph with a tilt shift lens

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to photograph with a tilt shift lens. Shooting in a position of height will exaggerate the field, Make sure to lock down the exposure of the camera before tilting. A tilt shift lens allows users to choose where the focal point lies and ...more

How To : Take professional digital photos at night

Taking professional photographs at night poses a whole new set of problems relative to taking pictures during the day. This four-part video is here to help, in great detail. It covers several topics, including subject selection, tools necessary, deterring depth of field, and a ...more

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