Are you following @mamabloggerscameraclub? If not, head over and join us. Each week in the stories I’ll be doing a pop quiz on some photography techniques. If you haven’t answered the quiz yet, head over to Instagram and give it a go before you check your answer.

Week 1 – Why is this photo blurry? 




Too High










Shutter Speed
Too Low



This image shows missed focus. We can tell this because the background is in focus, but the little girls is not. 

How to Prevent It

Missed Focus can happen when using a wide aperture. This gives you a shallow plane of focus, the res of your image will be out of focus. If you miss focus, the plane of focus is in the wrong place. 

Missed focus can happen when your camera chooses which focus point to use. To learn more about how to prevent missed focus, read my guide here A Beginners Guide to Focusing.