Photo Basics – Aperture & Depth of Field

This is going to be the first in a series of articles on the basics of photography. As I speak with newer photographers and check out various internet photo discussion boards, an understanding of the basics of photography (e.g., depth of field, exposure) seems to be missing.

The digital era of photography has ushered in a huge new generation of people interested in photography. And that’s terrific! Many have jumped in without any background in film photography; or perhaps more relevant manual photography, and seem frustrated and disheartened by the results they’re getting. So perhaps this new series of articles will be helpful to some. Continue reading