Tag Archives: depth

Lesson: Apertures and Shutter Speeds: Part I: Science and Philosophy

I was stumped for a subject for a post recently, so I put out a quick call on my personal Facebook for questions. And right off, of course, I was asked about aperture, shutter speed, and such, by a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Flowers, Lesson, Rumination | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aperture and Depth of Field

Day 2 of lessons week is about lens aperture and depth of field. They are intimately related, which is why they go together. This is one subject that I know gives a lot of people grief, but that I understood … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Detail, Food and Drink, Process | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Orchids, Studio, Athens, Greece

One of the things I love about my 50mm f/1.4 lens is the softness it gives when I'm shooting wide open. Only a very shallow plane is in focus and even then just barely. So I get to do these … Continue reading

Posted in Still Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment