pull focus

Follow these rules to become a follow focus master.

So you’ve got yourself a shiny new follow focus, and you’re stoked to take your focus pulling to the next level. The only problem: pulling focus is not nearly as easy as it seems.

If you’ve ever had to pull focus for a scene that has complicated blocking, where characters are moving back and forth in relation to the lens, you know that the marks on the follow focus ring can get really messy, really fast. Here’s the incredibly simple but effective system that Clinton Harn uses to keep all of his focus marks organized.

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