This video will help you understand the three main parts of a DSLR lens that can change the depth of field in photographs. We will explain how the aperture, zoom and focus all effect the depth of field in a photo.
Depth of Field in Dslr
Can't afford a DSLR? Fake it! In this installment from his series of free Adobe Photoshop tutorials, Justin Seeley shows you how to simulate depth of field using the Lens Blur Filter. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this eye-catching effect yo ...more
Want to blow out everything behind a foreground object but don't have $500 to drop on used DSLR camera? Then the filter trick outlined in this 17-minute Photoshop CS4 tutorial is for you. Using lens blur, one can create convincing depth of field reminiscent of a view camera or ...more
Shoot digital footage to rival film by incorporating a 35mm DoF adapter into your camcorder rig! For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started shooting footage to rival anything shot on a video-capable DSLR, watch this video guide.
In this tripartite video tutorial, you'll learn how to create image-based lighting and depth-of-field effects within C4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and func ...more
This photo editing software tutorial shows you how to change the depth of field of an image in Photoshop CS3. Learn two methods for creating depth of field effects with Photoshop. The first is very simple and more well known. For the second, Colin Smith experiments with the Le ...more
This clip presents a quick lesson on how to render a scene using depth of field (DoF) in Houdini 10. Whether you're new to Side Effects Software's popular 3D production program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, yo ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington shows how to perform depth of field blurring techniques using the lens blur feature in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals in broadcasting, ...more
Depth of Field (DoF) is easy to understand, but it is often extremely poorly explained. It's all about selective focus. For consumers with conveniently small camcorders, you only have two options: get your subject away from the background and then (1) zoom in or (2) get the su ...more
Creating extremely impactful pictures can all be up to Depth of Field. You can either put more or less focus on your subject with various techniques. In this video you will learn how to determine distance with aperture, focal length, and distance from subject techniques.
Learn how to utilize depth-of-field camera effects in your MAXON C4D projects with this helpful guide. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure ...more
Use the lens blur filter in Photoshop to create depth of field in an image, which is a technique used in photography to focus attention on a particular subject
This video shows you how to achieve the 'film look' for your digital projects by adjusting your depth of field to become more shallow. It also demonstrates the difference between the 60i and 24p modes of filming (the video says 30i, but the correct mode is 60i).
If you are a serious about being a 3D artist, you are going to have to leave the confines of 3DS MAX at some point and start integrating other programs into your work. This video will show you how to use Photoshop to create depth-of-field blur in a 3DS MAX project, allowing yo ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to take your 3D model an ...more
This video tutorial, by photoshopuniverse, shows you how to reduce the depth of field after a photo is taken using Photoshop. This enables you to ensure that your main subject is clearly in focus while the background is out of focus or blurry. First duplicate the layer using t ...more
In this video, we learn how to use and understand depth of field in photography. If you look at a photo, the depth is how deep the picture looks. You can change the depth by changing the aperture to make the depth of field look shorter or longer. The lighting can also change t ...more
In this Film and Theater video tutorial you will learn about depth of field and how to adjust it. Depth of field means how many objects are in focus in the frame at one focus setting. If the depth of field is large, more objects at various distances from the camera are in focu ...more
Photographer Chris Alvanas explains depth of field and demonstrates a technique for creating depth of field in Photoshop using the Lens Blur filter. Create depth of field in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video on layersmagazine.com
In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to understand your lens and its effect on depth of field. The lens in the video has some inscriptions which are interpreted like this. 50mm is the focal length of the lens. The aperture is from f1.4, which is the widest lens o ...more
Learn how to use depth of field with help from this photography tutorial. Although it may seem that depth of field is a confusing factor in photography, it's actually quite easy to understand & adjust once you've gotten the hang of it. Depth of field (or, DOF) is a great way t ...more
To understand and use depth of field you should realize that depth of field is the area behind and in front of your focusing point - the thing or object you are shooting. Depth of field is determined by apreture or f -stop, the shutter speed of your camera and the focal length ...more
Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to control how much of your photo is in focus by using depth of field. Depth of field is an important concept in photography, and this how-to video will help even beginners start to master it.
In this Fine Art video tutorial, you will learn how varying your lens Aperture can affect Depth of Field. Depth of Field is defined as the range of the photograph that appears to be in focus. This can be controlled by using the aperture settings. With a wide aperture like f/1. ...more
Robert with Roberts Productions demonstrates how to give your photos depth of field with Photoshop. You can create this effect by having a clear foreground and a gradually blurry background. First, duplicate the background layer. Then, go to filter and select Gaussian blur. Se ...more
In this short video tutorial, I will be showing you how to use the new depth of field settings provided by the physical renderer. The physical renderer is new to Cinema 4D (Release 13) and can produce great results if handled properly. How to Use "Depth of Field" in Cinema 4D ...more
Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 3, or CS3, is the industry-standard application for digital photo manipulation. It is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. Having the software, however, isn't enough; you'll need to know how ...more
In this video from clickherephotography we learn how to take great photos by using depth of field. In a picture of a bird he used an aperture of about 5.6 which increased the shutter speed on a 300mm Canon lens. With depth of field you can blow your background out. If you used ...more
See how to create a realistic depth of field effect with Mental Ray in 3ds Max 2010. Learn how to add it to a scene, working with its parameters, and how to control it to achieve desired results. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artis ...more
Mark and Andrew demonstrate how to crunch the depth of field to achieve two camera tricks. By crunching the field of view it makes the action closer than it really is. Often used when filming fight scenes or being "hit by a car" scene.
Want to simulate depth of field after the fact? With Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5, it's easy. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and ...more
See how to use the depth of field adapter, the Letus Extreme, for your digital camcorders. Also see 35mm adapters for your digital cameras. Great for that professional look you need in your film.
This tutorial shows you how to add a depth of field effect to footage in Sony Vegas. This focus effect example is of a train.
In this clip, Scott Bourne of This Week in Photography demonstrates the new Extended Depth of Field feature found in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing program or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to your bag of tricks, y ...more
A brief explanation for newcomers to the art of photography to help them understand depth of field, an important aspect of the craft.
Israel Hyman is a weekend videographer headquartered in Mesa, Arizona. In this video, he demonstrates how to use “Depth of Field” to make your digital video look better. Yes, learn how to achieve "dreamy" and film-like quality on your video!
The great thing about photography is that you're able to capture a moment that will be frozen in time forever. There are many different techniques that can be applied to capture specific moments in time, you just need to know which one works best for you. This tutorial describ ...more
If you want to learn how to add a fake depth of field in Photoshop this is for you. First start off with a picture that has clarity throughout the picture. The first thing to do is add another layer. To do this you must grab your first layer and drag it to the bottom right whe ...more
60 Second Filmmaking Lessons explains how to create a simulated shallow depth of field when shooting video, podcasts, or photography.
This video gives you some tips on how to make your movies and amateur films better using depth of field.
This tutorial for the Houdini user shows you the correct method for creating a zdepth pass in your project, as well as a few techniques you can use to create a fake depth of field effect and use the compositor to add fog. Work with zdepth, create a depth of field and add a fog ...more
Last year, Lytro released their first light field camera to help photographers have more control over focusing. This innovative and revolutionary camera allows users to change the depth of focus of a photograph after the picture is taken. Video: . These depth-of-field-changeab ...more
You can take macro photos on a huge variety of devices, whether you're using a DSLR with expensive lenses or just your iPhone (or any smartphone, for that matter). One common issue, though, is that it can be hard to get the image as crisp as you want because the depth of field ...more
Hongkiat has compiled a collection of beautiful examples of "Bokeh" photography (1, 2): "The word ‘Bokeh’ derives from the Japanese for ‘blur’ or ‘haze’, and in photography describes the effect found in out-of-focus regions of images. Different lens designs, aperture shapes a ...more
This short film was shot entirely on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR. It's called The Last 3 Minutes and was directed by Po Chan, and shot by cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC. The main character is a janitor, whose life is kind of mundane. At least, that's what it seems like, ...more
For photographers, the "plus" in the iPhone Plus models used to mean optical image stabilization, but now that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both have OIS on board, that "plus" has moved onto something else—the dual-lens camera. Actually, the new dual-lens setup on the iPhone ...more
Arguably the most impressive aspect of the iPhone 7 Plus is its dual-lens camera, or better yet, the Portrait mode that comes with it. This mode creates a dramatically shallow depth of field behind a subject, and was pretty impressive as is. Now, in iOS 11, Apple is making it ...more
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ have a new camera feature that Samsung is calling "Dual Aperture." On the surface, that may sound like your typical techno-jargon, but it actually has some significant implications for the future of smartphone photography. In a traditional camera like a ...more
This video gives viewers an overview on how to use the manual settings of your DSLR camera. Aside from the Auto setting, your DSLR camera has the P-mode which is the program mode, S-mode which is the shutter priority mode, A-mode which is the aperture priority mode and finally ...more
Apple introduced Portrait Mode with the iPhone 7 Plus, a feature which utilized the iPhone's dual cameras to create a shallow depth of field around a subject. This effect replicates the look of DSLR cameras, making your photos look more professional. Apple, of course, carries ...more
The manual that's included with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a great starting point for learning the camera, but it's definitely not the only place you should be getting your information from if you intend to master your 5D Mark II. If you don't have the manual, you can downloa ...more
Using a layered photograph, chroma key footage and depth of field, prolific Italian designer Juri Ciana demonstrates precisely how to create a stunningly beautiful 3D composition with After Effects. In this informative video-only tutorial, depth of field and focus is utlized a ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to take advantage of new A ...more
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla shows you how to do intermediate level camera animation in After Effects. He also demonstrates 3d layers and the use of depth of field for creating believable and realistic VFX.
In this video, you can see the magician Andy Field giving an Excellent tutorial on how to do the "Four Queens" card trick. He gives an in depth guide on several small tricks you will need to do this successfully, such as pinky breaks and double-under cuts, as well as numerous ...more
General Electric isn't known for their Christmas lights, but maybe they should be, because their GE Color Effects are pretty awesome. Especially the LED Color Effects G-35 String sets. And especially when someone named Darco hacks them. Darco, whose real name is Robert Sun Qu ...more
Mike from the SubStream's "Film Lab" has some tips regarding video camera lenses. In part one, Mike talks about the basics of lenses, starting with focal length and angle of view. It's a lesson on the analog collections of lenses cinematographers use with their cameras. For p ...more
Turn your digital footage into something that looks more like film! Set your frame rate to 24 and shoot with a low depth of field to mimic the look of a film camera. Also make sure you pick the right aspect ratio, resolution and use a tripod!
How to make that cardboard hood to assist you in making your own custom bokeh when shooting images. Bokeh meaning "blurred or fuzzy" is a photographic term referring to the appearance of out-of-focus areas in an image produced by a camera lens using a shallow depth of field.[ ...more
In this lesson, learn how to shoot compelling close-up shots using a macro lens. Tips on composition, lighting and controlling depth of field are discussed in detail. Watch this video photography tutorial and learn how to shoot close-up pictures with a macro lens.