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#1 Rupe Whiteman

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 10:07 AM

Hi,

... Does anyone know of a dof caluclator for these 2/3" zoom lenses? I know Kelly now make one for HD lenses but not these... any help would be appreciated.

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#2 David W Scott

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 10:59 AM

I believe "pCAM" calculator software has a preset for 2/3". If not, you can create a custom preset for any format not covered.

pCAM and pCINE are great. They run on Palm, but the author indicates that they also work well on Pocket PC running a Palm emulator.

Take a look here: pCAM and pCINE calculators
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#3 Chris Keth

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Posted 03 October 2006 - 01:32 PM

Hi,

... Does anyone know of a dof caluclator for these 2/3" zoom lenses? I know Kelly now make one for HD lenses but not these... any help would be appreciated.

Rupe Whiteman



I've always used 16mm charts for 2/3 inch chip cameras. It's a similar size frame and I just estimated I'd have a little more DoF than the chart since focus isn't quite as critical.
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#4 Rupe Whiteman

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 10:15 AM

thanks guys...

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#5 Matt Irwin

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Posted 05 October 2006 - 11:20 PM

You could always use the new Kelly Wheel DOF for HD.

http://cinemasupplie...hidecaakak.html
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#6 Jessica Greene

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 03:56 PM

Hi,

I'm a media production student and doing a project on Cinematography, I was wondering if anyone knew where I could find a print out, cut up, and pin together DOF calculator. Seems all the images I have found are too pixelated to print out and use, guess thats cause they want me to buy one, but I don't have the money at the moment.
I found a couple of simple ones online so far but I'm greedy and I want one with all the extras on.

Thank you.

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#7 André Bacher

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 05:03 PM

Hello Jessica,

take a look at the DOFMaster Software for Windows PC and PalmOS by Don Fleming.
Its a Depth of Field Calculator and you can print out your scales for many formats and clip it together.
and... its for free!

http://www.dofmaster.com/


stay in focus :D !

greetings,
André
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#8 Jessica Greene

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 05:35 PM

Cheers Andre,

The DOF Calc on that site does look good, I had checked the site before, but I am more looking to make a card board version of the plastic ones you can buy that you spin round to check the set up. I guess I am being lazy, with the equations I could just work out a simple design, I just wondered if anyone had one ready I could use.

Thanks again for your reply,

Best regards.

Jessica
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