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Whether shooting stills or video, the classic solution to being able to use a wide aperture in bright light is to use a neutral density filter. Particularly with dedicated video cameras, where very short exposure times make the video look "choppy", advanced cameras usually have built-in ND filters. When using so-called "hybrid" cameras ...


Focusing at the hyperfocal distance includes the concept of infinity, with the depth of field extending from infinity back to half of the hyperfocal distance. The sharpest point is always at the focus distance. Infinity seems quite inappropriate for a group photo (Unless perhaps you are outside at a scenic view and do need to include infinity, but you might ...


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