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5 Tips to Maximize the Shallow Depth of Field Effect In Your Portraits

Using shallow depth of field provides a great way to draw focus to the subjects in your portraits. This is most often done with a prime lens with wide open aperture, such as f/1.2 or f/1.8. The wide aperture creates what’s called the “Bokeh,” which are the out of focus elements in the background and foreground. Bokeh is widely used in portraits, and I often get asked…

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