How to actually capture depth of field on your SL photos

Second Sighting

I have recently realized that some people have been having difficulties to obtain the depth-of-field effect on their pics in Second Life. Although this blog doesn’t intend to cover technical aspects of SL, I resort to photos in order to show the sims that I visit, the buildings that I refer to, the avatars that I comment on, etc. So, I decided to dedicate a post to the question of depth of field.

It seems that some photographers in Second Life haven’t been able to transfer the depth-of-field effect that they see on their screen to their pics. In other words, when they are taking a photo in SL with their viewer’s tools and hit the snapshot button, the depth of field seems to disappear from their final pics. It seems to me that this is the very same problem reported by Strawberry Singh back in 2012 (4th paragraph on)…

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