30 April 2016

Depth of Field photo samples with Canon EOS 700D and various EF lenses

Canon EOS 700D / EF 55-250mm lens
With Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens
Close-up photos in / around Constantia, Century City, Durbanville and Milnerton Cape Town. (Photos by Vernon Chalmers).

Objective: Demonstrating Depth of Field application and quality / level of background blur (bokeh) using different lenses with the Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i DSLR camera body.
Note: All garden and nature photos hand-held in Av mode (Aperture Priority) with or without external hot shoe flash. ISO's between ISO 100 - 400. Shutter speeds all automatically selected by camera. Some photos with Canon Extension Tube EF25 II or Canon 500D close-up lens.
 Canon Equipment
  • Canon EOS 700D SLR camera body
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II prime lens
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens
  • Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens 
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II zoom lens
  • Canon Extension Tube EF25 II
  • Canon 500D close-up lens
  • Canon Speedlite 430EX II flash (TTL Mode)

Av Mode - Aperture Priority Settings
  • 50mm lens f/2.8-f/4.0
  • 18-135mm lens f./5.6
  • 55-250mm lens f/5.6
  • ISO 100 - 400
  • Shutter speed: various (automatic)
  • Image stabilsation on (EF-S lenses)
  • Zero post-processing (just crops)
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Close-up Depth-of-Field (DOF) Telephoto Zoom Lens Demonstration
Av Mode: f/8 / ISO 400 Canon Close-Up Filter / EF-S 55-250mm IS II Lens
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Canon EOS 700D EF-S  18-55 IS STM Lens f/5.6 ISO 400 (Flash) Durbanville
Canon EOS 700D EF-S  18-135mm IS STM Lens f/5.6 ISO 400 (Flash)
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Canon EOS 700D / EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/16 ISO 400 (Flash)
Canon EOS 700D / EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/16ISO 400 (Flash)
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Canon EOS 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II  lens f/5.6 ISO 120 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II  lens f/5.6 ISO 120
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Canon EOS 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / 500D Close-up lens /5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / 500D Close-up lens / 5.6 ISO 1001

Canon EOS 700D / EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/8 ISO 400 (Flash)
Canon EOS 700D / EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/8 ISO 400 (Flash)


Vernon Chalmers Photo Canon EOS 700D EF-S  18-55 IS STM Lens 01
Canon EOS 700D EF-S  18-55 IS STM Lens f/11 ISO 200 (Flash)
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Canon EOS 700D Canon EF-S 18-135mm lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens  /  Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100


Canon 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens f/5.6 ISO 100 


Canon 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens  /  Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100


Canon 700D Canon EF 50mm f/1/8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/4.0 ISO 400 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF 50mm f/1/8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/4.0 ISO 400 


Canon 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100
Canon 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100

Canon 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100

Canon 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100
Canon 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 100
Canon EOS 700D Canon EF-S 55-250mm lens / Extention Tube f/5.6 ISO 400 Photo: Vernon Chalmers
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / Extension Tube f/5.6 ISO 400 (Flash)


With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / 500D Close-up lens / 5.6 ISO 100
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / 500D Close-up lens / 5.6 ISO 100
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With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / 500D Close-up lens / 5.6 ISO 100
With Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens / 500D Close-up lens / 6.7 ISO 100
Canon EOS 700D Canon EF 50mm f/1/8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/4.0 ISO 400 (Flash) Photo: Vernon Chalmers
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens (Nifty Fifty) f/4.0 ISO 400 (Flash)

Canon EOS Rebel 700D / T5i Body Top View
Canon EOS Rebel 700D / T5i Body Top View