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Wide angle AND narrow DOF?

Started Mar 4, 2004 | Discussions thread
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BobL
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Re: Wide angle AND narrow DOF?
In reply to S_Leeper, Mar 4, 2004

Shayne

S_Leeper beat me to it - I was going to suggest the same thing. You need to find out from the client exactly what he means by wide-angle (and if he used the term "shallow depth of field" you're in real trouble! Most clients wouldn't know what that is if it jumped up and bit them - probably think it's something to do with low-lying agriculture . . .)

I'm not sure what purpose a wide-angle "blur-in blur-out" macro shot would serve on the creative front - it's a bit of a contradiction in terms - but you could always do standard lens macro shots with shallow d-o-f and stretch it in Photoshop to give it the wide distortion and still keep the blur - if that's what the client really means?!

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BOB

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