Photo of a Guitar shows depth of field

Depth of field is an old term. It can be described as being the range of distances in an image where the image comes into focus to the distance where the image goes out of focus. There are three criteria for depth of field: Lens focal length, Aperture / Lens Opening, and the distance between the camera and subject. We will examine them individually, but keep in mind that their effects are cumulative.

Regardless of how many lenses you have, pick one, and then pick a focal length on the lens. If the lens is a prime, like a 50mm, this is easy. If it’s a zoom, pick a focal length somewhere in the zoom range and, using a piece of tape, prevent the zoom ring from moving. You now have a single focal length. The challenge is to find ways to construct your composition, your subject placement and your framing.

A Path Through a Forest Blanketed With Trilliums

For about three weeks in early Spring, great swathes of elegant White Trilliums carpet the floors of forests, before trees’ leaves fully develop and block out the sunlight. It’s a great opportunity to get out and photograph the abundance of wildflowers that can’t be seen at any other time of year.

Teleconverters

Spring is a great time of year to start thinking about teleconverters. Useful for bird, wildlife & sports photography, teleconverters are viable alternatives to spending thousands of dollars on a long lens. A teleconverter, paired with a decent zoom lens of reasonable speed, is a fine choice. This article dispels common myths about teleconverters, and explains just how useful they can be.

Welcome to the new Henry’s Oakville If you were to walk into a camera store of the future, what would you expect to see? Over the past year Henry’s has been actively working to create a bright modern, innovative in-store experience to welcome you, our customers. We’re happy to introduce this “Store of the Future” concept with the Grand Opening of our all-new and recently relocated Oakville location at Hwy 403 and Dundas St! Read on to find out what makes our new location a total departure from the traditional camera store […]

The Gyallery

BY April 12, 2017 Articles, Community

Henry’s is very proud to have been a sponsor for The Gyallery, a photo show hosted by Vice Canada and inspired by Gyalcast. Canon Canada was also present to print the images both before and during the event! “The beauty of Black womanhood has influenced nearly every aspect of culture, from music and pop culture to politics. In spite of this, they are rarely given proper recognition for these contributions and still they remain resilient. Black womxn are sisters, mothers, friends and so much more to each other and the […]