Exercise – Focus At Different Apertures

For this exercise, a series of photos taken with a fixed focus point but varying apertures sizes was required.

I chose an unusual carpet in my home that I thought with careful framing and positioning of the camera , might give obvious results, despite the random nature of the carpets’ colour and pattern.

First photo – aperture f/1.8 with the limits of sharpness indicated between the white lines.

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Second photo – aperture f/8:

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Third photo – aperture f/16:

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I think the above does show the effect differing aperture sizes has on the depth of field in an image.

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