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MMM- Photographing Miniatures – Depth of Field

Tourmaline .

Part 5 of a 7 part series on photographing miniatures.


I’ve attempted to keep this short and sweet, with lots of diagrams, while also getting fairly technical. Don’t hesitate to ask questions if something’s unclear.

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Depth of Field – in short, the way you blur your image is super essential to miniature photography. Give too much away, with tons of detail, and you take away the mystery.

By no means is this a hard and fast rule – if you have a set with immaculate detail, in which every tiny piece needs to be visible – use a long depth of field. In just about…

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