Contributed By Glen Berry
Depth of Field
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Lens and camera choices can create greater or lesser ranges of distance in front of the lens that are in focus.
With a shallow depth of field, the camera operator can choose which objects in the frame to focus the attention of the viewer.
In wider shots with a variable focal length (zoom) lens, focusing on distant objects can be difficult. Push in to the subject, find your focus, then pull back out to get a critical focus.