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    Default Calculation of DOF

    1.Can somebody explain to me what exactly is CoC based
    on the following table?

    2. DOF Near/Far??


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    CoC is a techincal topic. I, myself, is also quite confused by the circle of confusion. But there are a few articles on the web which you'll easily find if you do a search, mostly very technical (mathematical) though. Here's two very simple explanation :
    http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/pi.../DOF%20how.htm
    http://www.answers.com/topic/circle-of-confusion

    Another with a more detailed explanation :
    http://www.rags-int-inc.com/PhotoTechStuff/DoF/

    There's also a chart of CoC for various cams :
    http://www.dofmaster.com/digital_coc.html

    Near and far focus distances basically means the nearest and the furthest distances where objects will be in focus.
    Last edited by hyperFocal; 24th October 2005 at 07:33 PM.

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    Default Re: Calculation of DOF

    Oh same topic as the other thread. I am lazy here so I just link

    http://forums.clubsnap.org/showthread.php?t=157840

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