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Teach Yourself Visually™: Digital Photography, 3rd Edition by Lynette Kent, Dave Huss

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Chapter 7. Putting It All Together

Putting It All Together

In this chapter, you can practice and see the results of using different exposure factors, lenses or zoom settings, lighting, and scene modes.

Experiment with Depth of Field 68

Mix and Match Settings 70

Change Shutter Speed for Effect 72

Focus Selectively 73

Compose Creatively 74

Explore Different Lighting Options 76

Try Creative Techniques 78

Experiment with Depth of Field

Learning to control depth of field (DOF) in a picture gives you the ability to choose what part of the scene is in focus and what part is blurred. You can also control the amount of blurring; from mild softness to unrecognizable blurs. You can use depth ...

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