A&P Noob question: Can I take decent DOF shots with a P&S?

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  1. Left

    Left Lakers Fan For Life!

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    Is is possible to take decent DOF shots like the last contest: http://www.chinweasle.com/OT/otap9/ with a point and shoot camera? If so, any suggestions? Use the macro function I assume.

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  2. 00soul

    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    yeah. just have lots of light. have the subject far in front of the background. have a point and shoot with a larger aperture.
     
  3. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    or shoot in macro mode.
     
  4. mobbarley

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    yep.
    macro mode, zoom in if you can
    get close to subject
    put as much distance as possible between subject and background.
     
  5. e.pie

    e.pie Active Member

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    I have some shots I took like that with my old P&S I'll post when I get home :o
     
  6. mojito

    mojito New Member

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    not as easily or well, but sure

    camera to subject distance, lens length and aperture play big rolls in it
     
  7. ballz

    ballz Two of 'em OT Supporter

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    if your camera has an M mode, you can usually choose at least two different aperture sizes.
     
  8. dano

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    Fo shizzle it's possible. I shot this in macro with my A75.

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    Taken with a P&S.
     

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