Adding depth of field


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Adding depth of field

One of the really great things about working in a post processing and compositing application like AfterEffects, is the ability to apply effects, like depths of field and glow, that are doable but render intensive in 3ds Max, and to do it very interactively. I rendered out my EXR sequence for the beauty pass with Z depth. And I'm going to actually show how to go into 3DS Max and extract that out. We do have 3D extractors here in after effects. But sometimes a straight loo my image, a gray scale of that depth, works better in a camera lens blur for depth of field.

Here in 3DS Max, I'll go in my menus and choose rendering and view media file. I'll open up the beauty image and extract that z def by showing it and then saving it. We can do this with a still or with an animation if we need. Opening it, comparing it, and saving out a selected piece. And this way, we're converting it from a buffer, in this case a g buffer or a zdef buffer, and making it simply an rgb image that may be easier ...

Adding depth of field
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Adding depth of field provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Adam Crespi as part of the Rendering Interiors in 3ds Max

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3D + Animation CAD
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3ds Max
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