One technique that many photographers use to add a ‘wow factor’ to their images is to shoot with a shallow depth of field. In doing so they isolate part of the shot which is nicely in focus while throwing elements in the background (and sometimes the foreground) out of focus and into a lovely blur. Here are a few shots that use the technique of shallow depth of field.
If you like this shallow depth of field and want to learn how to do it check out this tutorial in our archives on the topic of understanding depth of field.
Got some shallow depth of field shots to add to the collection above? Feel free to share your best shallow depth of field image below.
Also if you want to learn more about depth of field check out:
- How to Get Shallow Depth of Field in Your Photos
- A Deeper Look at Depth of Field
- A Fresh Look at Depth of Field