What Do I Need to Know About Depth of Field

INSTA image for Depth of Field showing leaf with bokeh

My photos, taken on my camera’s auto setting, were all nicely focused and sharp from the front to the back of the image, and I had some basic posing knowledge, so my people looked pretty good.  However, I noticed that the subjects in my photos didn’t pop and stand out how I wanted them to when the background was sharply focused. Time to learn about depth of field