School of Motion’s Joey Korenman takes a look at the various methods for creating Depth of Field for renders, either by using a depth pass, or setting up depth of field for the camera at rendertime.

Learn about the two most common methods of creating a depth-of-field effect on your renders

Joey notes that these techniques are used all the time, and notices that quite often, people do not fully understand the correct ways to create Depth of Field in Rendering.

Joey shows how to set up a scene in Cinema 4D, and how to composite the renders in After Effects and NUKE for Depth of Field. Check out the tutorial for Understanding Depth of Field for Renders in Cinema 4D, After Effects and NUKE here.