Enabling and animating depth of field

Guide the viewer's eye to the tiny, great details in your design

If you made a big tiny detail you want to showcase, using depth of field might be the tool you need.

Make sure you also check out our guide to general depth of field.

How to enable depth of field (with video)

  • Go to the Lens sidebar tab
  • At the top , click the checkbox next to "Focus Blur"
  • To tell the camera where to focus, click on the mockup while holding down the Option (⌥) key
  • Adjust the amount of blur using the f-Stop and Height fields

Animating the focus point

You can animate the focus, or focus distance to make the non-blurry part travel smoothly across the mockup. Here's how

  • Adjust the focus point by ⌥ + clicking on the mockup where you want the camera to focus
  • Create a new keyframe
  • Adjust the focus point by ⌥ + clicking on the mockup where you want the camera to focus
  • and so on

Changing the focus point for a specific keyframe

  • Click the keyframe you want to change
  • Adjust the focus point by ⌥ + clicking on the mockup where you want the camera to focus

Removing the depth of field effect

  • Go to the Lens sidebar tab
  • Remove the checkmark next to "Focus Blur"