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malcolm DeSotoselective depth of field?
by on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:14:06 am

Have some layers set up 3D space with a camera. I have depth of field on.

It all looks great aside from one layer that's way to blurry and, for various reasons, it's be easiest not to move it around.

Is there a way to turn depth of field off for just one layer?

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Tom MastersRe: selective depth of field?
by on Feb 17, 2012 at 3:00:16 am

without a workaround, no. If it's a 3D layer, and camera DOF is on, it gets what the camera is set to.

render without object you want in focus, then
render again with object solo'd and cam DOF turned off. (comp'ing and mattes might be needed to pull off, dunno your scene)

make your layer you want sharp, not a 3D layer and "fake" whatever about it would happen in 3D space. again, don't know your scene, might work, might not.

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