Depth of Field

Started Oct 2, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Re: Depth of Field
In reply to Paul Hirst, Oct 5, 2011

You've brought up something that lot of people who are jumping on the bandwagon who think that buying a (typically) 50mm lens with a f/1.8 or 1.4 maximum aperture is the answer to hand-holding their cameras. The fact of the matter is that in the vast majority of shooting situations, you're going to want to stop down quite a bit from wide open, so the extreme maximum aperture largely becomes a moot point.

But you're asked a good question, and some of the answers have been very good, so it's been a good learning experience.


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