Image of the Week – Pietro Spanu

Pietro Spanu, teaching second year students of Applied Molecular Biology in Biological Sciences.

Pietro’s teaching methods are quite unique and have earned him many plaudits teaching up to 140 students at a time. This image is deep in students from foreground to background portraying a real buzz of activity, but the focus is still very much on the enigmatic Pietro in action, thanks to a very shallow depth of field.

Pietro Spanu, teaching second year students of Applied Molecular Biology in Biological Sciences. By Thomas AngusImage © Thomas Angus / Imperial College London  [Click Image to expand]

The original image along with the others from this set, are on the image library here.

What is a ‘depth of field’?

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Here is a short video on photography fundamentals explaining ‘aperture’ and ‘depth of field’ on Lynda.com

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