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Old 07-06-2018, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by jr_tech View Post
I think that the shallowness of the depth of focus adds to the effect, as well... makes the foreground images really stand out.

Yes - I didn't think about that. A tried and true photographic/cinematic technique. In fact, when HDTV first became available, and Sony was proposing using it for producing movies, the complaint from many cinematographers was that it had too much depth of field (due to the small size of the sensors and corresponding small physical dimension of the lens aperture for a given f/ number). They could not get the background to be as blurred as they wanted.
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