Focus in Photography

Reading these focus tutorials will help you to:

  • Consistently acquire focus on your subject
  • Keep fast-moving subjects in focus, no matter the situation
  • Know instantly whether you should be using autofocus or manual focus
  • Get sharp photo after sharp photo!
manual vs autofocus Manual Focus Vs Autofocus 6 months ago Discover the difference between manual focus vs autofocus--and when it makes sense to focus manually versus automatically.
focus bracketing example Focus Bracketing and Focus Stacking 6 months ago Do you want to know how to do focus bracketing for perfectly sharp images? Discover everything you need to know to maximize depth of field.
shallow vs deep depth of field car in the city at night Depth of Field: Shallow vs Deep DoF 6 months ago What is shallow vs deep depth of field and why does it matter? Discover everything you need to know about DoF!
hyperfocal distance Hyperfocal Distance Explained 4 months ago Discover everything you need to know about hyperfocal distance--including how to calculate it, as well as how to use it for stunning photos.
camera focus points Camera Focus Points Explained 6 months ago Discover everything you need to know about camera focus points--including the different settings you need to control them.
phase vs contrast detection Phase Detection Vs Contrast Detection Autofocus 6 months ago What's the difference between phase detection vs contrast detection autofocus? Discover everything you need to know!
manual focus example Manual Focus Mode Explained 2 years ago What is manual focus mode? How should you use it in your photography? Discover the times when you should use autofocusing for sharp images.
zone focusing example What is Zone Focusing and How to Use it? 4 months ago Discover the secret to consistently capturing sharp photos, even without focusing. Zone focusing is a great technique for all photographers!
focus peaking Focus Peaking in Photography 6 months ago Focus peaking is very useful for many photographers. Discover what it is and how it works--so you can capture sharp photos all the time!
tilt shift lens example Tilt-Shift Lens Explained 6 months ago Discover everything you need to know about tilt-shift lenses. Find out which photographers require a tilt-shift lens, and why!
manual vs autofocus Autofocus Modes Explained 6 months ago Discover everything you need to know about autofocus modes, including back-button AF, AF-ON, and AF area modes.
lens mtf chart Lens MTF Chart Explained 6 months ago Discover how to read lens MTF charts in this comprehensive guide. Find out what they test, and whether they actually matter for lenses!

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