dof hfs10/11 at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon XA and VIXIA Series AVCHD Camcorders > Canon VIXIA Series AVCHD and HDV Camcorders

Canon VIXIA Series AVCHD and HDV Camcorders
For VIXIA / LEGRIA Series (HF G, HF S, HF and HV) consumer camcorders.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old October 21st, 2009, 02:48 PM   #1
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: London
Posts: 45
dof hfs10/11

Hiya,
i found the footages i get with my hfs11 missing a lot of depth. they are very flat
How can i get more depht of field with it on short distances ?
without going into an adapter like jag35

thanks
Olivier
Olivier Jezequel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 21st, 2009, 04:02 PM   #2
Trustee
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Gwaelod-y-garth, Cardiff, CYMRU/WALES
Posts: 1,215
Do you mean more depth of field or less?
For less, you should shoot with the widest aperture available, and don't shoot at the widest end of the zoom.
However, even with the 1/2.6-inch chip in this camera, you'll struggle to get a really narrow DoF that you'd get with a 35mm adapter.
It's just a fact of life - and optics...
Robin Davies-Rollinson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 22nd, 2009, 01:00 PM   #3
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: London
Posts: 45
i am trying to get more depht, but without having a glowy background that some find pretty.
The closest of 35 i get, the happier i am :)

i didn't find any way to have the aperture i want and the exposure i want in the same time.
i only get, one of those manualy and the other get automatic.
Can i have more controls ?

i just start to get use to my hfs11

thanks
Olivier Jezequel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 22nd, 2009, 10:57 PM   #4
Trustee
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Toronto
Posts: 1,414
Quote:
Originally Posted by Olivier Jezequel View Post
How can i get more depht of field with it on short distances ?
without going into an adapter like jag35
on short distances you can't;
to get shallow DOF without DOF adapter go to Av mode, stay wide open and you have to be zoomed in, roughly half way;
OR, if DOF is so important to you go DSLR;; I've tried many different DOF adapters and didn't really like any of them, they all kinda home made devices.
__________________
I love this place!
Buba Kastorski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 28th, 2009, 07:23 PM   #5
Tourist
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 1
I made a video when I tested the canon hf s10 dof.

YouTube - Canon HF S10 DOF - Focus test
Tio Dave is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Canon EOS / MXF / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Canon XA and VIXIA Series AVCHD Camcorders > Canon VIXIA Series AVCHD and HDV Camcorders

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:36 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network