Flag project: Combining depths of field


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Flag project: Combining depths of field

These days digital cameras are quite amazing yet there still are things that we can see with our eyes, which we can't capture on our cameras, and in this document you can see we have two layers. One layer where I focused in on the magnifying glass and then another layer where I focused through the magnifying glass in order to make sure that a star was sharp. Now it's impossible to get both of these elements sharp at this range, due to the optics of the magnifying glass and due to the way cameras work. So what I want to do here is somehow bring in together these two areas of focus, and now while I will be working on a particular scenario here, keep in mind that this technique of bringing in multiple areas of focus can be used in a wide range of scenarios.

All right, well first let's turn on the visibility of the magnifying glass layer. Next, what we want to do is go ahead and click on the Add Layer Mask icon. From here we will grab our Brush tool, we are going to go ahead and...

Flag project: Combining depths of field
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Flag project: Combining depths of field provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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Photography
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Photoshop
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