Achieving EXTREME Depth of Field [IP 135]

Jim has Darin, Brian, & Nick join him for a deep discussion on Extreme Depth of Field. Nick lets everyone in on his secret sauce for achieving his ‘look’ on landscape photos. The four tackle the Listener Question of the Week.

What's in this episode:

  • Adam Collins asks how far is too far when trying to get the shot?
  • Alyce Bender gets us talking about extreme Depth of Field (DOF).
  • Which is better for getting the most DOF? Focus Stacking or a Tilt-Shift Lens?
  • Darin argues that he has been having great results shooting at f/22.
  • Jim & Nick stack focus for sharper images with lower apertures.
  • Nick answers Rob Gainnese's question about he achieves the Nick factor in Landscape Photography.
  • Brian goes bananas over the amount of messenger camera bags he is currently reviewing.
  • Jim reviews the Mindshift Gear Rotation 180 Horizon Camera Bag.

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