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Shooting shallow depth-of-field

Everybody wants shallow depth-of-field (DOF) for interviews these days, but the new chip cameras have a hard time

accomplishing that; partly because of the chip design and cheaper lenses. Usually, you have to move the camera waaaaay back from the subject, or have the background 15-20 feet away. Because of those issues, many videographers can’t accomplish the look that networks and major corporations look for in a camera crew. Not so at Visual Thinking Northwest, and that’s why HP, Fox News, Oregon Youth Authority, the Oregon Ducks and many others come to us when looking for an Oregon Camera Crew. Here’s a little demonstration of shallow-depth-of field: