Adding Depth To A Shot Using Localized Contrast

How To Simulate Depth-Of-Field In A Shot Using Localized Contrast

April 9, 2013

Learn how to simulate depth of field in your video using the concept of localized contrast. Part of a 'Simulate Depth' series.


In part two of my series on localized contrast I focus on adding depth and texture to our image using the age old technique of dodging and burning.

By layering up the areas of lightness and darkness we can add an extra 20% to our image giving it that commercial ‘finish’.

– Dan

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