All you have to do is to move out of Auto Mode and move in to Aperture Priority Mode. So how do you do that? Aperture Priority Mode will be AV if you are shooting on Canon or it will be A on a Nikon, Panasonic,Olympus – pretty much everything else right?
So you want to be in Aperture Priority Mode and then turn the command dial to get the lowest aperture that you can shoot with. This would be dependent on the lens that you are using. So, don’t worry if you can’t get any lower than f/5.6 that is probably got to do with the lens that you have on there.(Check that you are using lens that has wide maximum aperture. )
So you need to shoot wide open. When you are
So you are out of Auto Mode but not quite in Manual but you are getting there. That’s Aperture Priority Mode!
Aperture Priority Mode really is the best mode to be in when you are shooting portraits, or photos of your kids or anything that you really want to pin point the focus and blur the background so that you can really tell the story of your image.
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Thanks for the video regarding the blurry background in Aperature Priority. It’s good to be reminded. I sometimes forget this. I appreciate all your tips and videos. I have been able to accomplish the bokeh/blurry background and am always thrilled when it come out like I want it.