How to use aperture to get a nice blur effect. The depth of field can make a picture go from normal to amazing. Try using this to better your photos, this website has a lot more helpful information. -JPH
Download your free cheat sheet to help you get off AUTO and start getting more creative photos with your Digital Camera. IT shows you how you can control Depth of Field. It shows the best Aperture for Portraits and the best Aperture for Landscape photos. It also looks at another key factor in controlling Depth of Field: Focusing Distance.
Learn what a difference an inexpensive 50mm lens can make in your photography - even if you shoot on AUTO! Great comparison of photos from the 50mm vs the kit lens. Part of the "better photos on AUTO" series.