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I noticed that this video has a very beautiful DOF, almost spot on. It is a video but should still be applicable to photography. So how is such precise and large Depth of field achieved? What kind of lend can be used on an SLR?

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    Have you read the numerous depth of field examples on this site, for example How do I get adequate depth of field in macro photography? and What exactly determines depth of field?. If so, what about the subject do you still not understand? – Philip Kendall Apr 5 '17 at 14:08
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    i don't see a large DOF in this video, it looks rather shallow, as is expected? – ths Apr 5 '17 at 15:26
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    It has a great focus, but no depth of focus. Are you sure you understand the term? – Aganju Apr 7 '17 at 0:25
  • Calling depth of field "spot on" and "precise" doesn't make sense to me. I think you are confusing focus with depth of field. – osullic Apr 8 '17 at 23:01
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I have to agree with others that the DOF is not very large on the video. Understand that the longer the telephoto focal length is, the shorter the DOF will be. A large lens opening will also reduce DOF. sot to increase DOF use a lens that tends toward normal or wide angle and a small (large number like f16) F stop. If using a telephoto lens so you don't have to get close, you may be able to use motion tracking focus to keep the subject in focus.

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