Sparta Camera Club 'Depth of Field'

The lighthouse photo was taken by Mike Tracy, and shows a lot of detail, which illustrates what is meant when a photo is noted to have great depth of field. (Photo by Mike Tracey, Courtesy of the Sparta Camera Club).

Sparta - The Sparta Camera Club will feature a talk addresses the topic of depth of field, presented by nature photographer Mike Tracey.
Depth of field is a concept that describes the degrees of sharpness in a photograph. The program covers both shallow depth of field and great depth of field. Mike will describe how to obtain both effects along with when to use each effect.
Mike is an avid nature photographer and is know for his nature and dragon fly photographs. Many of the photos are captured from a kayak on Sussex County lakes. Mike’s award winning work appears regularly in Sussex County exhibits and galleries, such as the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council, Lusscroft Farm, the Sparta Historical Society and Sparta Camera Clubs Photo Expo.
Mike's talk is free and open to the public. For additional information contact us at or visit the Sparta Camera Club web page at
The photos of the Indigo Bunting, taken by Mike Tracy, illustrate a Shallow Depth of Field. The photo of the lighthouse taken by Mike Tracy, which has a a lot of detail, illustrates great depth of field.
WHO: Sparta Camera Club
WHAT: Depth of Field discussion with Mike Tracy
WHEN: Wednesday, April 24 7:30pm
WHERE: Sparta Ambulance Building`
14 Sparta Ave. Sparta, NJ