Editing Toolbox: How to Avoid Breaking Depth of FieldJul 21, 2023
By Craig Turner-Bullock
Planes of focus are those parts of an image that is in sharp focus. If you're shooting at a low angle, using a long lens, a shallow depth of field, or a combination of all 3, the plane of focus is usually quite small.
It's really important in your editing process to avoid 'breaking' the plane of focus. Removing distractions can leave tell tale signs that often become more of a distraction than the object that was removed.
In this week's video, we're looking at planes of focus, how to tell they have been broken, and what to do to fix it.
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