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How to take photos with a blurred background by using a shallow depth of field

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We've all seen beautiful photos where the subject is in focus but the background is blurred. These sorts of photos may seem difficult to create. But with an understanding of depth of field, you can make photos like this too.

In this article we'll look how you can achieve a shallow depth of field to create photos with a blurred background.

The Aggressive Black Drongo!
The Aggressive Black Drongo! by VinothChandar on flickr (licensed CC-BY)

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

February 1st, 2013 at 10:12 am