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Nature and Landscape Photography by Martin Borg

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CHAPTER 4LANDSCAPES

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Broad viewpoints either require expansive vision or, just the opposite, a narrowed perspective. It depends entirely on what type of photograph you’d like to take. One thing is for sure—landscape photos have a special allure.

28 The All-Important Depth of Field

Special attention must be devoted to depth of field for landscape photos. To ensure that the foreground and the background of your image are in focus, select an aperture on the smaller side (f/22, for example). This will cause the shutter speed to slow down to allow enough light to reach the sensor (making a tripod indispensible). Using the autofocus in this situation ...

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