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SW2011 depth of field not working?

By Brian Pereira on 17 Mar 16:33 1 answer 439 views 0 comments

No matter what I set the depth of field to in my camera settings it renders the entire model in focus. Anybody else have this problem? I'm using Solidworks 2011 SP2 with the integrated PV360. I can see the DOF planes and change them but it makes no difference. It still renders everything in focus.

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  • Brian Pereira
    Brian Pereira over 2 years ago

    Never mind. I figured it out. I was simply not getting nearly aggressive enough with narrowing the DOF. Using even a moderately wide angle(35mm) it takes a DOF setting below 1" to see even moderate blurring at like 18-24" past the focus point. Don't know why they couldn't have stuck with an actual f-stop setting.

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