Example of shallow depth of field

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    If you look closely at the flower on the right (the one I was focusing on) and then the other one (less than one inch behind the other one), you can see a huge difference in sharpness. This was taken hand-held at 145mm, f/4, iso 200 and 1/2000. View Large On Black

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    1. GregM35 56 months ago | reply

      Great shot jc. At it's best when viewed large.

    2. Adrian mills 56 months ago | reply

      Lovely color, sharpness, bokeh and overall vibrancy

    3. Hamilton Images 56 months ago | reply

      You really captured some superb detail on the flower you focused on. I like the shallow DoF.

      Steve

    4. LAP75 56 months ago | reply

      Excellent display here John!!

    5. 35NW3 56 months ago | reply

      like that - looks great

    6. marc50 (since 2006) 56 months ago | reply

      First it's a beautiful image. Unfortunately f/4 is going to give you a shallow dof. Both subjects must be the same distance from the lens.

    7. Jim McConnell 56 months ago | reply

      I understand DOF and all that and would agree that f4 will give you shallow depth so what I want to know is how come your volleyball shots are relatively sharp front to back at f2.8?

    8. CrazyFrogLady 56 months ago | reply

      Just beautifully done John!!!!!

    9. stevej_1960 56 months ago | reply

      Great shot, excellent color and focus.

    10. maia bird 56 months ago | reply

      Beautiful colors. I'm addicted to shallow DoF. I'd like a f/1.0 :)

    11. images@flora [deleted] 56 months ago | reply

      Excellent! Good color and nice detail!

    12. A guy with A camera 56 months ago | reply

      Terrific shot,so bright and beautiful!!

    13. Mark Schwall 56 months ago | reply

      Nicely done John! That lens looks like a keeper.

    14. Trish Sweett 55 months ago | reply

      Great composition and color,nicely captured!!

    15. quinoal 50 months ago | reply

      Bonita imagen.
      Saludos.

    16. Tom Stanley Janca 49 months ago | reply

      NIce Wild Sunflower Photo and edit.

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