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Change and expand a photo's depth of field: CNET News Video

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CNET News Video: Change and expand a photo's depth of field

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At the 6sight conference in Monterey, Calif., Kevin Connor, Adobe Systems' senior director of digital imaging product management, shows computational photography techniques that lets a photo's depth of field be expanded or changed, or the photographer's vantage point be shifted.

[ Music ] ^M00:00:04 >> We are taking the size of the ^M00:00:05 [inaudible] that's right so you are getting different depth of field. So you can see we are only focused on him and that center tennis ball but in some cases we have got to really wide up the field. In other cases we got to really shallow depth the fields. But you actually get the parallel action there as well. So, this is a single capture but I can actually see little bits of you know sort of shift my perspective left and right a little bit because you know again I am looking you know from different portions of this lens. And you know that's again a good example of when we start seeing that information when its there you are thinking about how much easier it is to detect okay, this is a bird in the foreground versus something else in the background that you know the editing possibilities is that kind of ^M00:00:48 [inaudible].

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