depth of field

Cine Gear 2019: cMotion Cinefade VariND and Depth of Field

Cine Gear 2019: cMotion Cinefade VariND and Depth of Field

Subtle image control when done very well is subtextual to the viewer. To execute the effect smoothly and repeatedly can be a challenge. With the Cmotion lens control system the…

Classic Course: Lens Blur

Classic Course: Lens Blur

Continuing our look at effects that take advantage of “blur maps”, the two movies below focus on Lens Blur. This effect is a much more advanced version of Compound Blur…

iClone 7.1 gets better DOF and new features

iClone 7.1 gets better DOF and new features

The new iClone 7.1 offers a new Curve Editor, better Timeline and enhanced Depth of Field, for better camera realism. The largest annual update to iClone 7.1 takes…

New Nano USM lens brings back DOF scale

New Nano USM lens brings back DOF scale

The long waited EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM is more than a replacement for an old lens, is also a new step in the right…

Cinefade: a storytelling device for filmmakers

Cinefade: a storytelling device for filmmakers

Cinefade is the brainchild of Oliver Janesh Christiansen, a London-based filmmaker passionate about the creative potential of variable depth of field. This storytelling device for filmmakers enables a whole…

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – What is Bokeh?

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – What is Bokeh?

In the latest chapter of Adorama Pro 101: The Basics, we focus on “bokeh.” Derived from a Japanese term translated as “boke,” it is sometimes hard to distinguish between that…