30+ Examples of Shallow Depth of Field Photography

by in Inspiration on 5th Dec 2011 · Comments

Depth of field is the distance between the nearest and furthest object in a scene that appears acceptably sharp in an image. This depends upon three things: aperture setting, focal length and distance between the camera and the subject. The DOF is determined by the camera-to-subject distance, the lens focal length, the lens f-number, and the format size or circle of confusion criterion. It is one of the most creative and profound effects available to photographers.

30+ Examples of Shallow Depth of Field Photography

Examples of Shallow Depth of Field Photos

In cinematography, a large depth of fields is often called deep focus, and a small depth of field is often called shallow focus.

Here we are some amazing pictures using the shallow depth of field photography technique. Hope you will enjoy it!

The Fallen
The Fallen

Slow Measurement
Slow Measurement

Guitar Strings
Guitar Strings

Nice Arranged
Nice Arranged

By

By

Malachite Kingfishers
Malachite Kingfishers

Calander Plannings
Calander Plannings

A Centipede's Shallow Depth of Field
A Centipede's Shallow Depth of Field

Drying Lavender
Drying Lavender

Happy Hunting
Happy Hunting

Cigratte ash
Cigratte ash

Marble
Marble

Locker
Locker

Water Drop
Water Drop

Paper Plane
Paper Plane

Light In A Drop
Light In A Drop

Brush And Spit
Brush And Spit

Festival Look
Festival Look

Dragonflies
Dragonflies

Djembe Drums
Djembe Drums

Cat
Cat

Benched
Benched

Butterly In A Grass
Butterly In A Grass

Hanger Clips
Hanger Clips

Sleeping Baby
Sleeping Baby

Baby With A Cup And Colour
Baby With A Cup And Colour

Prayer Wheels
Prayer Wheels

Small Water Fountain
Small Water Fountain

BMW Power
BMW Power

Thorns
Thorns

Holding On To A Bubble
Holding On To A Bubble

Upright
Upright

Refraction
Refraction

The Chinese Currency Is Now Floating
The Chinese Currency Is Now Floating

Conclusion

Have you tried the Depth of field (DOF) technique in your photography before? Why not share links to your photographs with us in the comments.

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