Wednesday 26 July, the old abattoir before demolition, Castle Ings Road, access from 6.30pm. Disclaimer emailed to members to be signed before access allowed. Allow extra time as no parking at hand.

Basics: aperture, composition, depth of field, exposure, rule of thirds, shutter, white balance and more

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1 comment:

  1. I'd like to gauge views on shallow depth of field using a compact camera but before anyone launches into a treatise on the subject, I'm already aware of the countless comments on other sites about the limits of a small sensor. My question relates to using optical zoom.

    Does anyone have a view as to the optimum zoom to achieve a shallow depth of field on a compact? Mine only has a five times optical zoom and while it has a much greater digital zoom, I'm loath to use it.


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