depth of field

Mastering Depth of Field

As photographers, depth of field is something that’s important to take into account with every image we produce. While it can create some cool creative effects like bokeh, it can

DSLR Video Weekly: Controlling Depth of Field

This is article #19 in the DSLR Video Weekly series.  If you’d like the whole thing in one shot, check out the book Creating DSLR Video: From Snapshots to Great Shots. Once

Portrait Tips: Consider the Background

I’m a big believer that the most important thing in the picture should be the people. Many clients want to know where we’ll shoot, where is a great background. I’m

Make It Work With The Tools You Have

(Editior’s note: From time to time we welcome guests to contribute to Photofocus. Lauri Novak, like many of us, began making photographs at a young age. Words she lives by are;

Photographer of the Day – Jordi Corbilla

Photographer: Jordi Corbilla – Professional Portrait (explore) Hello Photofocus community, Kristina Sherk here. Happy Monday!! That means it’s time for my favorite part of the week, Photographer of the Day!

The Key to Minimalist Photography

Since the 20th Century, artists have used components like color and shapes to create a simple, minimalist pieces of work. As photographers, we can extend this idea to our own

Photographer of the Day: Laurent Glasson

Category: Nature Photographer: Laurent Glasson Title: Couché de soleil sur le bargy On their own, the mountains and the dramatic sky, would make this a wonderful image. What grabbed me

Photography’s Basics: Aperture

The aperture in a lens is photography’s analog to the irises in our eyes. Our irises enlarge to let in more light in dim circumstances. They contract to a smaller

Adding Shallow Depth of Field in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to add a shallow depth of field effect to a landscape photograph using the Tilt-Shift Blur Filter in Adobe Photoshop, and

Complete Control of Creative Blurring

Vignettes, tilt shifts, and depth of field! Learn how to creatively use blurs with the Photoshop Blur Gallery? In this tutorial I show you a favorite technique for controlling depth