Depth of field can be cumbersome to manage in any application. Usually listed as a camera attribute, DOF isn’t really accessible, and it is a kludge endeavour to set the area of focus.

A few little tips on setting up DOF with the cinema4d physical renderer

Here, The Pixel Lab’s Joren Kandel covers some great tips for setting and animating the area of confusion, or focus for DOF when using C4D’s physical renderer.

Joren Shows how to gain easy control over depth of field to get a great rack focus effect. Check out The Pixel Labs’ Tutorials, Tips and Content Packs for Cinema 4D.

A while back, Uwe Schweer-Lambers (Equiloud) showed off how to create some really great camera lens effects with C4D’s physical renderer, including nice DOF.