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Tutorial: Creating Depth-of-Field in Cinema 4D, Nuke, & After Effects

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Creating Depth-of-Field in Cinema 4D, Nuke, & After Effects

If realism in your 3D renders is something that you want to achieve you're going to want to know how to add and control depth of field. What is depth of field you ask? The short answer is that some things are in focus while others are not. By default everything is going to look crisp and clean in your 3D render. To get it to look like something that was shot with a real camera you're going to need to know the ways that you can add depth of field, and in this tutorial we're going to show you exactly how to do that.