Posts Tagged ‘lensdiffraction’

Everything You Need to Know About Lens Diffraction in Photography

Photographer Steve Perry of Backcountry Gallery sent in this 14-minute video he recently made to teach photographers about the topic of lens diffraction. He explains both what diffraction is and how the knowledge can be applied to your photography.

Lens Diffraction and How It Affects Your Photos

Really more useful for landscape and macro photographers who are going to be shooting through very small apertures (f/22 and above), this video from FStoppers explains what diffraction is and how it can affect your shots. The trade off, as they explain in the video, is between a large depth of field and a sharp image; and the trick is to find your “sweet-spot.”

The difference isn’t as obvious on the video even at 1080p, so if you want to see full resolution examples be sure to head over to the original post.

What is Lens Diffraction and When Does Diffraction Happen? [Fstoppers]