Chapter 7. Putting It All Together

In this chapter, you can practice and see the results of using different exposure factors, lenses or zoom settings, lighting, and scene modes.

Putting It All Together

Experiment with Depth of Field 72

Mix and Match Settings 74

Change Shutter Speed for Effect 76

Focus Selectively 77

Compose Creatively 78

Explore Different Lighting Options 80

Try Creative Techniques 82

Experiment with Depth of Field

Learning to control depth of field (DOF) in a picture gives you the ability to choose what part of the scene is in focus and what part is blurred. You can also control the amount of blurring, from mild softness to unrecognizable blurs. You can use depth ...

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