Noob help: When to use "middle" appertures
A question for all as I'm starting to figure out some of the basics of photography.
I recently bought an Olympus OM-D E-M5 and have started shooting with it. I understand some of the basics of Aperture, Shutter, and ISO and have been mixing them up to get a variety of different styles of shots.
Now, I'm starting to get a feel for when I'd want to use a wide open aperture (portraits, desire for bokeh, etc.), and a narrow aperture (desire for maximum image in focus), but am not really sure of any creative situations when I'd want to use a "middle" aperture (say anything between F6.3 to F14 or so).
From a composition standpoint, when should I think about using those types of apertures? Or is this range primarily just a range that you use to get the right exposure when your primary concern is getting the right shutter speed for a given shot?