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Macro Photography and Depth of Field

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 0

In this video I shoot flowers in my garden to help illustrate how important awareness of Depth of Field is in Macro Photography. Novice macro shooters invariably create images in which the depth of field is too narrow, which is easy to do given that a short focusing distance yields a narrow depth of field at any f-stop setting! The problem is that when you stop down the aperture you also drastically alter the exposure. This tutorial also includes a few Lightroom techniques, for those of you so inclined: