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How to get a blurred background

A Step-by-step guide to getting a blurred background in camera. This little trick is used a lot in portrait photography, as it lets your subject stand out and be the main focus.

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How to Get a Blurred Background in Photographs

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Big Ben and houses of parliament Depth of Field being used creatively - I feel this gives a much better effect than having shot the image with a smaller aperture which would give a bigger focus in the image (so Big Ben in the background would have been in focus too).

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There are a few things to point out in this picture, first thing, depth of field, this picture makes the mushroom the main focus, whilst the background is blurred. Also, we can see the texture inside of the mushroom. I like this picture the most it is zoomed in, and the texture is smooth.

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