Project 1 – The distorting lens – Depth of field (3)

Exercise 2.7

Use a combination of small apertures and wide lens to take a number of photographs exploring deep depth of field. Because of the small apertures you’ll be working with slow shutter speeds and may need to use a tripod or rest the camera on a stable surface to prevent ‘camera shake’ at low ISOs. Add one or two unedited sequences, together with relevant shooting data and an indication of your selects, to your learning log.

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Picture 1 of 3

This is the entrance to the St Pancras station (London). I have tried a very small aperture of f22 to keep both the foreground and background sharp. Even so it was sunny I had to increase the ISO to 400 to shoot it handheld. The metal signage is more or less in the middle. Somehow looks a bit plain. 40mm equiv at 1/80s and f22

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