How do I set up follow focus?
In order to use a follow focus system, you first need to attach it to the teeth of your camera’s focus ring. Now all you need is to turn the knob on your focus controller device, and it will spin the teeth. This may sound very simple but a lot of parts work together to make the follow focus system work.
What is gimbal follow focus?
Description. Manfrotto Follow Focus for Gimbal is the perfect accessory for Manfrotto Gimbals, MVG220 and MVG460. It allows you to precisely control focus using the multi-function knob, making shooting easier and more accurate.
What is digital follow focus?
A follow focus is an ergonomic control mechanism used within all aspects of filmmaking, allowing the camera’s operator to “pull” focus by hand more efficiently and precisely. On bigger productions this is usually the role of one person, the 1st assistant camera (or 1st AC.)