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Old November 5th, 2005, 03:09 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, i'm looking for the name of the accessory for the lens that professional film uses for their lens. Its a little knob that they use to turn which in turns control manual focus of the lens w/o holding the lens itself. Does anyone know what i'm talking about. check out this picture from ebay

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Old November 5th, 2005, 03:47 PM   #2
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It's called "follow focus". They can be quite expensive, and there's some threads floating around about making them yourself (maybe in the alternative imaging methods thread).
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Old November 5th, 2005, 08:10 PM   #3
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thanks Justin, i will look into that.
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