Monthly Archives: February 2013

How depth of field (DOF) occurs in optics

In film and photography, depth of field is the distance between objects that appear acceptably sharp in an image. Creative professionals use depth of field as an aesthetic tool; making use of shallow or deep focus for various applications. Shallow focus allows subjects to be isolated from the background, while deep focus can be nearly infinite. Continue reading “How depth of field (DOF) occurs in optics” »