Focus in Photography Tutorials: Sharp Shots Every Time!

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!

Most Popular Focus Tutorials

manual vs autofocus Manual Focus Vs Autofocus 1 year 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 1 year 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 Depth of Field Depth of Field: Shallow vs Deep DoF 1 year ago What is shallow vs deep depth of field and why does it matter? Discover everything you need to know about DoF!
camera focus points Camera Focus Points Explained 1 year ago Discover everything you need to know about camera focus points--including the different settings you need to control them.
zone focusing example What is Zone Focusing and How to Use it? 1 year ago Discover the secret to consistently capturing sharp photos, even without focusing. Zone focusing is a great technique for all photographers!
phase vs contrast detection Phase Detection Vs Contrast Detection Autofocus 1 year ago What's the difference between phase detection vs contrast detection autofocus? Discover everything you need to know!
Salzburg Dome with a tilt lense miniature effect. Tilt-Shift Lens Explained 1 year ago Discover everything you need to know about tilt-shift lenses. Find out which photographers require a tilt-shift lens, and why!
Photographer taking photos adjusting focus manually in a park. 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.
Selective Focus on a barn in a landscape shot with mountains in the background. Focus Peaking in Photography 1 year 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!
Two different photos of some purple flowers shot with different apertures, the left with an aperture of f/2 and the right with an aperture of f/22. Hyperfocal Distance Explained 1 year 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.
MTF Chart by Nikon Lens MTF Chart Explained 1 year ago Discover how to read lens MTF charts in this comprehensive guide. Find out what they test, and whether they actually matter for lenses!
manual vs autofocus Autofocus Modes Explained 1 year ago Discover everything you need to know about autofocus modes, including back-button AF, AF-ON, and AF area modes.

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