Understanding Aperture and Depth of Field

Everything you need to know about creating that blurry background in photographs

With a few hours, you will have the skills to be able to control your camera and know what the difference between f2.8 and f32!

Finally learn what to do with your camera, without having to spending hours reading through a manual that doesn't make sense.

Do you dream of capturing those blurry backgrounds of flowers, or beautiful soft narrow depth of field portraits? Fancy improving your creative side with how to best photograph large groups of people or landscapes with a wide depth of field?

Then this course is for you and will help you unleash not only your camera abilities by helping you to understand the equipment you will need and the camera settings but it will also unleash the biggest most important piece of equipment! Your imagination!

With top tips and detailed, easy to understand tuition you will be given all the tools you need to succeed and really make your photography pop!

Understanding aperture and depth of field is for those that simply need a refresher on apertures and that have perhaps dabbled with depth of field in the past. If you are looking to really understand your camera from beginner up then we would recommend looking at our Online Complete Photography Experience instead for the full learnings.


Understanding Aperture and Depth of Field is for those that have experienced using their cameras before whilst dabbling with aperture but may need a refresher; or for those with no prior experience and require aperture and depth of field support. .

  1. Introduction to depth of field
  2. Introduction to aperture
  3. What is a narrow depth of field
  4. What is a wide depth of field
  5. When to choose the different settings

Your Instructor

Stephanie Cronin
Stephanie Cronin

Product photographer, teacher, lover of all thing tasty.

Hi there! I'm Stephanie and I'm here to help you grow your business with perfect product photos.

In 2002 I got my first job as a photographer, and I've never looked back (okay, I may have a couple times, but you know what I mean ;)). In 2016 I found my true passion - helping online shop owners just like you become pros at taking their own photos.

My mission? Save you money on professionals, teach you how to do it yourself and skyrocket your sales!

Course Curriculum

  Understanding Aperture and Depth Of Field
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How is this course different to the On-line Complete Photography Experience?
This is the Understanding Aperture and Depth of Field course. It is 10% of the On-line Complete Photography Experience - meaning it has 1 out of the 10 modules that are on the big course. If you wanted to learn fully up to manual control, then we would recommend purchasing the full On-line Complete Photography Experience when you are ready.

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