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Depth of Focus - how to determine distance?

edited December 1969 in Carrara Discussion

Ok, I'm working with depth of focus using Carrara. Does anyone know an easy way to figure the distance from the camera lens to an object so that I can set it to the correct distance? I tried plonking down a block and using that to guess, but that didn't work very well. My focus is still soft on the target. Any suggestions?

Boojum the brown bunny


  • araneldonaraneldon Posts: 701
    edited December 1969

    Assuming you're talking about Focus in the DOF dialog: click the button next to the Focus field, then click on something in the preview.

  • evilproducerevilproducer Posts: 8,493
    edited December 1969

    It's a little red cross hair. As mentioned, click on the og=bject in the preview window you want to focus on. You'll notice the distance to object will update.

    270 x 175 - 15K
    931 x 651 - 67K
  • edited December 1969

    Aaaahhh... that is exactly what I needed! Tnank you all!

    Boojum the brown bunny

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