Creating depth of field


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Creating depth of field

One more way to add realism to your scene is to add depth of field. Now this simulates the blurring you get when you have some objects in and out of focus within a scene, so it's basically a camera-focus effect. Now we do this by setting up what are called composite nodes in Blender, so we're going to get a little taste of those as well. Now I have a simple scene here with three coffee cups and a camera and one light in the scene. Now if I hit F12 to render, you will see that, well, the coffee cup looked just fine, but they're all in focus, which is really what this will be without any depth of field.

So let's go ahead and add in some depth of field to get some selective focus. We do this in a couple of steps. First, we have to set up the camera. Then we have to set up composite that actually creates the depth of field. So I'm going to go ahead and right- click on my camera, go over to my Camera Properties panel, and down here we have an entry called Depth of Field. But bef...

Creating depth of field
Video duration: 7m 8s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Creating depth of field provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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