Depth Of Field Quotes

Depth Of Field Quotes by John Dykstra, Max Dupain, David Levinthal, Michael Ondaatje, Keith Carter, W. Eugene Smith and many others.

Because I come from that old-school optics environment,

Because I come from that old-school optics environment, I know stuff about depth of field and camera movement and things that are not necessarily a part of the curriculum for people who started on a box and have never done anything that wasn’t on a box.
John Dykstra
I’ve always believed a great photographer should concentrate more on depth of feeling and less on depth of field.
Max Dupain
I began to realize that by carefully selecting the depth of field and making it narrow, I could create a sense of movement and reality that was in fact not there.
David Levinthal
Her life with others no longer interests him. He wants only her stalking beauty, her theatre of expressions. He wants the minute secret reflection between them, the depth of field minimal, their foreignness intimate like two pages of a closed book.
Michael Ondaatje
When I started using the extreme short depth of field and single point of focus, I was trying to replicate my changing eyesight. We have binocular vision; one eye perceives space from the other. I don’t experience a scene visually at F32. It’s more like F1.4.
Keith Carter
What use having a great depth of field, if there is not an adequate depth of feeling?
W. Eugene Smith
When you shoot on high-definition, everything is very sharp and clear, sometimes at the cost of losing dimension and depth of field.
Gina Bellman
Since the background is as important as the subject, you mustn’t let it default by chance. You must control not only vertical and horizontal, you must be aware of the depth of field (or lack of it) that you want in the background.
Jay Maisel
The dimensionality of 3D, the depth of field, the dynamism… it’s an immersive experience. And on top of that it’s great because the new glasses don’t make you want to throw up and they don’t give you paper cuts!
Brendan Fraser