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Depth of Field is the depth of a scene that is "in focus" as perceived by the eye.

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How to take a photo of a close-up object without focus stacking?

I'm trying to get into product photography and took some fun shots. I'm talking about shots of my iPhone and things like that. What I quickly realize is that I am unable to get enough DOF. I'm using ...
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Not able to achieve shallow dof with aperture of f/4 in nikond5200 [duplicate]

I set my aperture to 4 and yet I cannot blur out the object that is 10 ft away. Everything is in focus. I only wanted the near object which is 3 ft away to be in focus.
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Does a smaller sensor give shallow depth of field? [duplicate]

I have read that a full frame sensor gives a more shallow depth of field if using the same lens as on a crop frame sensor. Is this true? What I actually want to know is how does this relate to a point ...
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How to take photo in which only subject is focused [duplicate]

I just bought a Nikon Coolpix L820 and its my first personal camera ever. I am looking for a good video tutorial if possible and I am also looking how can I take a photo in which only the subject is ...
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How to take picture with blur background using FujiFilm HS10 [duplicate]

I tried a lot to take portrait pictures with blur background using my FujiFilm HS10 but haven't succeeded yet. I use f2.8 but still cannot get the effect. Can any of the experts give me any suggestion....
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Solid explanation behind the physics of the relation between aperture size and depth of field [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Technically, why is the out of focus area blurred more when using a bigger aperture? Many of us know that there is a relationship between the aperture size (f-stop) and the ...
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Can we shoot photos with a very shallow DoF with the Lumix FZ300 at any focal length? [duplicate]

I couldn't find that information anywhere. Lot says you can't get a shallow DoF with a tiny sensor. So, anyone has got an FZ300, Can you? mattdm, that question was about all p&s's in common, I ...
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How do I prevent my camera/lens from focusing on only a subject? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 70D and am using a 50mm lens. I want to prevent it from focusing on a subject all the time. Instead, I want everything to be in focus like you get with a kit lens (18-135 etc.). I have ...
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How do I take an image without a blurry background? [duplicate]

I'm very new to DSLRs and I was wondering how to make it so that my Nikon D3300 focuses but does not blur anything out like when it focuses on a flower or something and it blurs everything else around ...
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How do I get a blurry background? [duplicate]

How do I get a blurry background? I am a beginner and I have no idea.
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How to make blurry background in photos? [duplicate]

I see many photos like this: How it is done?
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Depth of field clarification [duplicate]

What is the range of depth of field when using the hyperfocal distance? I am looking to get clarification on this topic.
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What does depth of field mean? [duplicate]

What does the term depth of field mean? How is it determined and how can it be changed? Is it related to the aperture?
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How can I get bokeh with an aperture of 3.5 as my max?

I am trying to get DOF portraits of my daughter with my Nikon d7000, as per my previous post. I have zoomed in to 100mm or so and tried to get a large aperture but as I zoom, the camera decreases f# ...