Thursday, 20 May 2010

You Capture - 'Depth of Field'


This week Beth wanted...

"Focus subject, blurry background.  It can also be vise versa, focused background, blurry foreground."

That's Cool! I love to use my macro and supermacro on my camera (all shot in manual mode), but having a good super-zoom really helps too!
I could post SO many more, but here's just a sampling :)
I love all of these for different reasons, but possibly the first and last are my faves!









To join in and show off your D-O-F pictures, head on over to Beths :D



15 comments:

jane 20 May 2010 at 11:14  

Lovely photos, that second photo is sooo beautiful with the light and those darling children...

Colleen 20 May 2010 at 13:06  

Great shots! The cow made me laugh.

anneawesome 20 May 2010 at 13:48  

The detail on that dandelion is amazing!

Evette Mendisabal 20 May 2010 at 13:52  

Lovely Caroline. The dandelion gone to seed is my favourite.

Life with Kaishon 20 May 2010 at 13:54  

You did a GREAT job! I especially love the cow! mooooooooooooooo! moooooooooooooooo! : )

Bec 20 May 2010 at 14:21  

Absolutely LOVE that second shot. Like LOVE LOVE!

Jen 20 May 2010 at 16:10  

I love the dandelion shot!

Whimsical Creations 20 May 2010 at 18:08  

Great shots!!

Jess 20 May 2010 at 20:04  

Call me crazy, okay, but I adore the shot of the cow!

I really want to love your first shot (so precious!), it's really too bad about the blown out areas on their faces. Do you shoot in RAW? I am so very close to making the switch, but it terrifies me! Anyway, I'm sure you know you can recover stuff like that in RAW.

Great shots!

Caroline (Frogmum) 20 May 2010 at 21:19  

Hi Jess. Thanks for your comments :D No, I don't shoot in RAW ~ I don't even have a 'proper' DSLR ~ I use a Canon S3. The shot that you commented about being blown out I COULD edit, I know that, but I actually really like the sun on their faces in THIS shot! Most times I would edit it out, but not this time :)

Misty 20 May 2010 at 21:32  

lovely! and the cow is adorable!!!

Jess 21 May 2010 at 03:44  

Caroline, that is really the great thing about photography isn't it!? If you love it then that is AWESOME! :D

Stillmary 23 May 2010 at 13:11  

I love them all but the detail in the dandelion shot with the completely blurred background really speaks to me. It's gorgeous!

monstergirlee 24 May 2010 at 03:47  

The cow and the red shoes are wonderful! Great DOF examples. Nicely done.

leigh 25 May 2010 at 01:33  

I wanted to tell you about The Happiness Project over at my Blog. It's simple, every Tuesday you just post a photo of something that makes you wildly happy. It's been so rewarding to meditate each week on what brings me happiness. I would like invite you to join and link up to Mr. Linky. I am trying to take over the Blogosphere with happiness!

Here is a link to last weeks round up if you want to check it out!

http://leighvslaundry.blogspot.com/2010/05/happiness-project-week-12.html

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