depth of focus


depth of focus
  related to depth of field - refers to an adjustment made technically to insure that a camera shot retains its deep focus throughout all the various planes (fore, middle, and back)
  Example: Citizen Kane (1941) has many examples of deep-focus shots in which the foreground and background are in focus

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  • Depth of focus (tectonics) — In seismology, the depth of focus refers to the depth at which an earthquake occurs. Earthquakes occurring at a depth of less than 60 km are classified as shallow focus earthquakes, while those with a focal depth between 60 and 300 km… …   Wikipedia

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  • depth of field — the range of distances of the object in front of a camera lens or other image forming device measured along the axis of the device throughout which the image has acceptable sharpness * * * Optics, Photog. the range of distances along the axis of… …   Useful english dictionary

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