14 May 2016

Close-up Depth of Field (DOF) Telephoto Zoom Lens Demonstration

Demonstrating close-up Depth-of-Field (DOF) using a Canon Telephoto Lens
Canon EOS 700D / EF-S 55-250mm IS II Lens
DOF / Av Mode Demonstration
Flower photo series taken with Canon EOS 700D DSLR / EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens. Av mode. Milnerton Cape Town. No post-processing, only Canon lens profile correction and 
Raw to JPG conversion in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7.

Objective
Demonstrating Depth of Field (DOF) application with the Canon EF-S 55-250mm IS II lens at different apertures, focal lengths and close-up lens accessories.

Canon Equipment

  • Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i DSLR camera body
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II lens
  • Canon 500D close-up lens filter
  • Canon Extension Tube EF25 II

Aperture Priority / Av Mode Settings

  • Aperture: f/4 - f/8
  • Aperture: f/8 - f/11
  • ISO: 100 - 400
  • Focal Length 70 - 171mm 
  • No flash / Handheld

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Demonstrating close-up Depth-of-Field (DOF) using a Canon Telephoto Lens
Focal length: 79mm  Av Mode: f/4.5 / ISO 200 No filters / tubes
Demonstrating close-up Depth-of-Field (DOF) using a Canon Telephoto Lens
Focal length: 116mm  Av Mode: f/8 / ISO 400 Canon Close-Up Filter
Demonstrating close-up Depth-of-Field (DOF) using a Canon Telephoto Lens
Focal length: 146mm  Av Mode f/4.5 / ISO 100 Canon Close-Up filter
Demonstrating close-up Depth-of-Field (DOF) using a Canon Telephoto Lens
Focal length: 171mm Av Mode: f/8 / ISO 100 Canon Extension Tube
Demonstrating close-up Depth-of-Field (DOF) using a Canon Telephoto Lens
Focal length: 146mm  Av Mode: f/4.5 / ISO 100 Canon Extension Tube