Archive | March 2012

Macro Photography Tip

When shooting macro photography, using a narrow depth of field is unavoidable. This actually causes a pleasant result, since the background will appear totally out of focus, and you can usually use a natural setting to compose your picture. While you won’t have to fuss too much with what’s going on behind your subject, don’t forget to check for any distracting or jarring background elements. (National Geographic)

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Shooting at the Zoo

When taking photos of the animals at the zoo, by zooming in and focusing on the animal in the cage, the bars will blur and become almost invisible. Take the lens shade off and press up against the fence, make sure to have a UV filter on your lens and use the widest F-Stop possible such as F/3.5