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Old October 21st, 2006, 08:20 AM   #1
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Background in focus, foreground out?

I know as much as to get shallow depth of field, so the foreground is in focus while objects in the shallow background are blurred one needs to shot from a distance from the foreground subject with a high exposure, but would I go about shooting so that the background is in crisp focus while the foreground is out of focus? Expanding on that, how could I do a focus pull to alternate between the background and foreground being in focus?
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Old October 21st, 2006, 09:27 AM   #2
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By doing the same thing for the front focus but using manual focus

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