new photography techniques | Brenizer Method

 photo taylorsmall_zpsf41780cd.jpg
1/320 f/1.8 ISO 160, 9 photo stitch

I've been experimenting with a photography method that is often called the brenizer method. It is basically a panorama stitch, but taken at a wide aperture like f 1.2 - 1.8. Only your subject is in focus and everything else is blurred. It gives you a lovely wide angle photo with a very shallow depth of field. The more photos you stitch together the more shallow the depth of field and also the larger the photo size. I've tried this technique a few times, but this is my first image that I actually finished. I am pretty impressed that I managed this shot of T and that he held still long enough. Though it is more time consuming than a taking a normal photo, I think the final outcome is worth it! Plus, you never know exactly how it will turn out! Or if it will? And of course it's always good to learn something new and continue being creative!