(2) Depth puts the viewer in the picture.
Remember, your pictures or
scenes are in two dimensions.
You must create the feeling of depth.
adds direction and atmosphere to a scene.
(3) Camera angles add to a scene.
Shooting from a low angle adds
apparent height to a subject.
A shot looking down decreases the apparent
height of a subject.
Shooting from the right or left of a subject can add
depth and provides a look at the front and side of the subject.
b. Depth of field is an important factor when filming action.
uncontrolled action requires a complete understanding of depth of field which
also includes understanding hyperfocal distance (HFD).
(1) Depth of field is the distance from the nearest to the farthest
point in a scene that is in focus.
It may or may not include infinity.
acceptable sharpness when the lens is focused at infinity. If you focus your
lens on the HFD, everything from one half the HFD to infinity will be in focus.
This gives you the greatest depth of field and always include infinity (fig
Depth of field and hyperfocal distance