52 in 2015 Week 10 DOF

Being mainly a landscape photographer I don’t often use DOF or Depth of Field creatively. Personally I prefer my photographs to be in focus from front to back. But there again that’s just me. I’m always breaking photography rules… Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field. - Peter Adams On this... Continue Reading →

Macro – Week 5/52 of 2014

It’s only when you photograph a lens close-up do you realise how dirty and dusty it is. When i come back from every photography day out I have a regime of cleaning my camera and lenses. Do you? I use a soft brush and air blower to remove sand and dust, looks like I’m going... Continue Reading →

Depth of Field – Week 4/52 of 2014

I have featured this lighthouse so many times in my photographs that by now should be able to name it without prompting from me. No prizes for guessing, but what’s it called? And so to this weeks challenge. In optics, particularly as it relates to film and photography, depth of field (DOF) is the distance... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field. - Peter Adams Peter Adams may be right but changing the Depth of Field can be quite useful in some cases; sometimes it may be desirable to have the entire image sharp, in which case large DOF is appropriate. In other cases, a small... Continue Reading →

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