I had such a splendid time this week experimenting with aperture, I realized that I could make my images crisp and clean, as well as get some really nice creamy bokeh in close up shots. I took a lot of photos this week, to really challenge myself and see what I could do. I spent a lot of time in St. Anthony and around Rexburg to see what would make the best aperture photos! I came up with these 6 photos, and I’m really proud of them.
I saw these old windows, at an old hotel in St. Anthony. I wanted to capture both windows but realized that my camera would focus on the bottom one which is further out than the above one. I changed my aperture to a higher number and came out with this photo. I then went into Photoshop to remove some unwanted things, then went into Lightroom to make it crisp and sharp.
This was also taken in St. Anthony. I wanted the background to be sharp with the image, so I did the same as the above image. This was took a little bit more skill, because there was so much to capture in the background. I then went into Lightroom to straighten and give the photo an antique look.
This was a photo that I took in Rexburg just behind my house, my neighbor has this beautiful fence and there’s tree’s surrounding it. I noticed that I wasn’t able to get this photo as crisp as the above ones, but I was able to mainly get everything in focus. I then went into Lightroom to straighten the photo.
I found a fence with a hole in it around Rexburg and took this photo and the one below. I wanted to show the difference between focusing on the wood and focusing on the tree. I think I did a really good job of getting nice bokeh as well as sharpness.
This photo took a lot of work, I had to turn the aperture to a fairly low number to even attempt to get the nails in focus, I originally only wanted the nails in focus but ended up getting some of the wood as well. I then went into Lightroom to bring the colors in the wood and nails out.