DOF shallow

© Emily Mulder

DOF shallow

Robert A. Aronstam 3/11/2008 5:59:29 AM


You have some truly beautiful portraits in this gallery. I see that you've used the Canon 40D and 20D cameras. What lens do you use? Is it the 85 mm f/1.8 or f/1.2L?

Why is it that you can't use a wider aperture than f/2.0? #874933

Emily Mulder 3/11/2008 9:38:00 AM

Thank you. I have the 85mm 1.8 lens. I was not able to use a wider aperture than 2.0 for this image with my studio lights. I had them all the way turned down and f/1.8 just let in too much light. When working with studio lights, shutter speed doesn't affect amount of light let in, so I just have to adjust the aperture.

Thanks for commenting! #5627390

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1/250 sec at f/2.0, ISO 100, manual exposure, 85mm (prime) This is about as shallow a DOF as I can get with my lighting setup and space I'm working in.

Uploaded on 2/19/2008 9:50:36 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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