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How to Get a Blurry Background Using Canon M50 (with the Kit Lens & a Prime Lens)

Oct 11, 2018

As of 2021, if you're wanting to get an M50, I recommend Getting the Mark 2 vs the original: 

Get the settings needed for live streaming and video on the Canon M50 for Video Guide: 

This is a full tutorial on getting a blurry background with the kit lens or on a prime lens and how it all works to get a blurry background. This is explained for beginners that pretty new to all this camera stuff. If you want to know how to get a blurry background on the Canon M50 I will share how to do that on the kit lens and a 35mm prime lens.

I also explain how to understand the lens sizes and sensor size stuff and how it all mixes in to control the blur!


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