Mastering Depth of Field – Part 1

Every shooter wants to be able to direct the viewers' attention to the important aspects of a shot, and manipulating your depth of field is a great way to do it. In this two part series we talk about controlling your depth of field with aperture, focal length, and distance. In part two we talk about perceived depth of field, how sensor size and angle of view might affect your ability to get the depth of field you're striving for, and rack focusing. Knowing the different ways to achieve the depth of field you want for your scene will ultimately help you to craft more effective scenes.

Mastering Depth-of-Field Part 2

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Greg is a Media Production Specialist for Chico State University.


  1. Shame on this video has not provided Closed Captioned or English Subtitle for Deaf people or Hearing Impaired. We needs Education to learn your business.


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