Clover Field

By: danitacahill

Jan 26 2012

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Category: Depth of Field, Photography, Rural Photography


Focal Length:57mm
Shutter:1/0 sec

I’d like to spend a couple of days talking about focal point, or depth of field. This is rudimentary stuff, but if you’re like me, a reminder/refresher of even the most basic photography stuff is sometimes useful. “Photography stuff.” Uh, yes, I am so very technical. ; )

Anyway, here we go.

This shot is focused on the clover in the field instead of the farm in the background. Even with a blurred background from a fairly shallow Depth of Field (DoF) we can still tell it’s a farm back there. Our eye is drawn to the clover in the foreground, skips to the agricultural buildings in the background, and then returns to the clover.

Copyright Danita Cahill. All rights reserved.


3 comments on “Clover Field”

  1. On my Facebook link, Joey wrote, “Another amazing picture!”

    Thanks, Joey! I appreciate all your kind words.

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