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#1 Pratheek Nv

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Posted 25 August 2015 - 10:46 PM

What is depth of field??
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#2 Gregg MacPherson

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Posted 25 August 2015 - 11:05 PM

Pratheek,

You could try answering some of these early questions with Google searches or Wikipedia.  Then, after some practical experience,  asking some more refined questions.

 

If in doubt about how to describe yourself on a forum like this,  try "student" or "other".


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#3 JD Hartman

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 05:37 AM

Doing our film school homework on-line, are we??


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#4 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 05:52 AM

Seems to be, given the other questions being asked in other threads

 

Google is your friend in this case.

 

If on a course, either buying or getting one the many books from the library will give you handy references. Use forums for follow up questions.


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#5 Vivek Venkatraman

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 11:58 AM

Depth of Field is the amount of area[field] in the image that is in acceptable focus. Something like that.


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#6 JD Hartman

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 01:11 PM

Seems to be, given the other questions being asked in other threads

 

Google is your friend in this case.

 

If on a course, either buying or getting one the many books from the library will give you handy references. Use forums for follow up questions.

 

Why should they bother?  Sooner or later as just witnessed in this thread, someone will answer their question, no matter how basic.   The OP has their occupation listed as Cinematographer, really??  I wanted to list my occupation as: Designer of Interstellar Space Vehicles, but that wasn't an available choice. 


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