Category Archives: Depth of Field

Another take on Shallow Depth of Field

I usually have my focus on the close subject, with the distance out of focus, but occasionally I change that around, and focus on the distance. I may play around with that today, but for now here are some oldies:

Another take on Shallow Depth of Field

I usually have my focus on the close subject, with the distance out of focus, but occasionally I change that around, and focus on the distance. I may play around with that today, but for now here are some oldies:

2020 Photo Challenge: #24 – Close up/ Macro

BeeThis week, Jude has stated: This week’s assignment – We are looking at the shallow depth of field again this week to get close up to your subject. Use either a macro lens OR the macro setting on your camera

2020 Photo Challenge: #24 – Close up/ Macro

BeeThis week, Jude has stated: This week’s assignment – We are looking at the shallow depth of field again this week to get close up to your subject. Use either a macro lens OR the macro setting on your camera

2020 Photo Challenge: #23 Being creative with DOF

OK, finally here I am, shaking off the recent slothfulness with regard to this challenge. Jude has asked us to: “Take three images of a chosen subject at three different aperture ranges. Low (shallow like f/1.8), medium (intermediate like f/5.6) and

2020 Photo Challenge: #23 Being creative with DOF

OK, finally here I am, shaking off the recent slothfulness with regard to this challenge. Jude has asked us to: “Take three images of a chosen subject at three different aperture ranges. Low (shallow like f/1.8), medium (intermediate like f/5.6) and

One Word Sunday: Flare

Returning from a wander the other day, I looked up at some trees and there was this wonderful sun flare I quickly reset my aperture to f22 to be sure of getting a good result, and voila! Linked to One

One Word Sunday: Flare

Returning from a wander the other day, I looked up at some trees and there was this wonderful sun flare I quickly reset my aperture to f22 to be sure of getting a good result, and voila! Linked to One

Pointillist?

The view from my window today, an almost impressionistic image a pretence at pointillist dots, and something about the muted colours that put me in mind of Utrillo  

Pointillist?

The view from my window today, an almost impressionistic image a pretence at pointillist dots, and something about the muted colours that put me in mind of Utrillo  

Evening sky through raindrops

Yesterday’s evening sky seen through a rain splattered kitchen window – I thought it had a certain charm:

Evening sky through raindrops

Yesterday’s evening sky seen through a rain splattered kitchen window – I thought it had a certain charm:

And the light swung round…..

As the afternoon sun streams in, a couple of images taken from the same position. First, some distinct lines: …and then a little later, we get this, a different pattern: Ain’t light a wonderful thing!

And the light swung round…..

As the afternoon sun streams in, a couple of images taken from the same position. First, some distinct lines: …and then a little later, we get this, a different pattern: Ain’t light a wonderful thing!

Whimsy (part 2)

Another look at my Wordless Wednesday composition. All the seed pods have burst now, leaving a lot of fluffy bits:

Whimsy (part 2)

Another look at my Wordless Wednesday composition. All the seed pods have burst now, leaving a lot of fluffy bits: