Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 very different effects

Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 different effects

Tilt-shift photography effects: 06 Increasing depth of field

Tilt-shift photography effects: 06 Increasing depth of field

This effect is one of the more subtle uses of the tilt movement. It can allow you to keep a subject sharp, which would otherwise be impossible even using extremely small apertures.

Once you have framed your shot, tilt the lens slowly towards the subject that you want to keep in focus.

This moves the plane of focus, so that instead of being parallel to the sensor, it corresponds to the surface of the subject that you want to keep in focus.

PAGE 1 – Tilt-shift photography effects: 01 Correct converging verticals
PAGE 2 – Tilt-shift photography effects: 02 Panoramic shots
PAGE 3 – Tilt-shift photography effects: 03 Avoiding obstructions or reflections
PAGE 4 – Tilt-shift photography effects: 04 Toy town effects
PAGE 5 – Tilt-shift photography effects: 05 Sideways tilt
PAGE 6 – Tilt-shift photography effects: 06 Increasing depth of field

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