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Vedrica
03-27-2010, 04:20 PM
When i apply lens blur or frischluft plugin, i get the blur in front and allso back of the image. How to make dof only in front (or only back)? I tried all the options, but i can't make it right.

Iaenic
03-28-2010, 02:13 AM
If your using just a still image, you will have to use adjustment layers and masks to selectively blur areas. If you're coming out of a 3D package, it's possible to render a depth map pass to use for depth of field blurring, but I can't help much with the work flow on that one. There should be some tutorials floating around now that you might have an idea what to search for.

Vedrica
03-29-2010, 09:54 AM
If your using just a still image, you will have to use adjustment layers and masks to selectively blur areas. If you're coming out of a 3D package, it's possible to render a depth map pass to use for depth of field blurring, but I can't help much with the work flow on that one. There should be some tutorials floating around now that you might have an idea what to search for.

http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/4127/cgtalk.jpg (http://img717.imageshack.us/i/cgtalk.jpg/)

Here is the image. I want to blur only in front of the focus. On the image only middle of the picture is sharp. I want just small amount of blur in the front with sharp middle and background. Maybe it can't be done...

Iaenic
03-29-2010, 04:53 PM
Well here is a way you can fake depth of field:
http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/2d_depth_of_field/

And this is a method using depth maps exported from 3D applications
http://www.angelfire.com/film/grimoireinterdit/tutorial_dof/DOF.htm

Vedrica
04-17-2010, 10:25 PM
Well here is a way you can fake depth of field:
http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/2d_depth_of_field/

And this is a method using depth maps exported from 3D applications
http://www.angelfire.com/film/grimoireinterdit/tutorial_dof/DOF.htm

Thank you for the links. I forgot tutorial from videocopilot..

Cheers,
Vedran

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