Landscapes are normally shot at small apertures with wideangle lenses to maximise depth of field and record everything in sharp focus. But what if you were to use a telephoto lens at a wide aperture to minimise depth of field, so only a key part of the scene was in sharp focus and everything else nicely blurred? Try it – you might be pleasantly surprised. Known as ‘differential focus’, this technique can work really well. Use it to capture a single tree in sharp focus, a horse in a field, a bright red poppy in sea of golden corn, a boat on a lake at sunset…