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Tag: Follow Focus

Pssst Bright Tangerine Will Show Off Their New Follow Focus at IBC 2014

Pssst Bright Tangerine Will Show Off Their New Follow Focus at IBC 2014

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bright Tangerine will be taking a new follow focus to the IBC trade show this year. Here is a sneak peek of the new Bright Tangerine follow focus thanks to Matt Hayslett on Twitter. Hit up Bright Tangerine for more information about their follow focus.

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OConnor 60L Tripod & 3 NEW Follow Focus Units at NAB 2014:

OConnor 60L Tripod & 3 NEW Follow Focus Units at NAB 2014:

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

OConnor debuts 60L tripod, photo and cine accessory kits at 2014, including cine and photo follow focus kits, O-Box WM, O-Grips Handgrips & Universal Baseplate. OConnor will present a growing line of camera and lens accessories during the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas, April 7 – 11, 2014. Engineered to address the […]

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SHAPE Follow Focus PRO:

SHAPE Follow Focus PRO:

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

SHAPE have announced their new Follow Focus PRO for 15mm rods. While the Follow Focus Pro contains the essentials for pulling focus on any type of project production, the choice of either 15mm rod adaptors means that you can shape the system to meet your particular requirements. Main Features Follow focus system for use with […]

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OConnor Will Launch a New CFF-1 Kit Follow Focus at NAB 2014:

OConnor Will Launch a New CFF-1 Kit Follow Focus at NAB 2014:

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On their Facebook page OConnor have dropped that they will launch a new CFF-1 Kit follow focus at NAB 2014. Keep an eye on OConnor for more on their CFF-1 follow focus kit.

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Chrosziel MagNum Wireless Lens Control Features Review:

Chrosziel MagNum Wireless Lens Control Features Review:

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Waywest Lighting and Camera gives a quick rundown on some of the features and options available with the Chrosziel MagNum wireless lens control. The follow focus system is now available for shipping from Chrosziel. The Chrosziel MagNum is available in three versions: MN-100 MagNum Single Channel is the basic model of the remote focus MN-150 […]

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Kabuto Focus: Stand Alone Follow Focus & Focus Marker Board:

Kabuto Focus: Stand Alone Follow Focus & Focus Marker Board:

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chung Dha Videographer and product designer has put together the Kabuto Focus a stand-alone follow focus lever and focus marker board that can be used on almost any camera lens. Kabuto Focus Features: Rack Focus to change focus between several object with preset markers as guides. Rack Zoom to change the framing of the shot […]

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Oh Just Some Gear Porn With Chrosziel and Schneider On Set With Sweatpants Media:

Oh Just Some Gear Porn With Chrosziel and Schneider On Set With Sweatpants Media:

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Some nice gear porn with Chrosziel and Schneider as we go on set with Sweatpants Media… Chrosziel Camera accessories are the professionals choice! Chrosziel’s broad range of well built, German designed and manufactured camera accessories offer reliable operation to last your professional career. Matte boxes in a variety of filter sizes and filter stages, with […]

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Wireless Lens Follow Focus From Lenzhound Features Open Source Code:

Wireless Lens Follow Focus From Lenzhound Features Open Source Code:

| November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

$259 for a wireless lens follow focus from Lenzhound via their Kickstarter campaign featuring open source code. Would love to hear what it sounds like in action. Simply slide the DB-1 Motor Unit onto your camera’s 15mm rod support system, slip on the lens belt, adjust tension and lock into place. (There’s a stretch-goal for […]

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Genus Bravo Follow Focus MKIII

Genus Bravo Follow Focus MKIII

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Genustech have dropped the third instalment of their Bravo follow focus; the Genus Bravo follow focus MKIII. This third generation follow focus has at its core the latest version of the custom made Genus gearbox. This gear box is precision engineered to ensure zero backlash. The gear meshing can be adjusted in the unlikely event […]

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Juste Focus Wireless Remote Follow Focus System:

Juste Focus Wireless Remote Follow Focus System:

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Juste Focus wireless remote follow focus system comes in a few flavours to suit your shooting needs. It has been billed as the most accessible Follow Focus HF in the World. Juste Focus systems are available as a 15mm kit, 19mm kit, and a Premium Kit. The prices for the Juste Focus start from […]

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Guacamole Smooth HONDO Garage 50-Dollar Follow Focus:

Guacamole Smooth HONDO Garage 50-Dollar Follow Focus:

| July 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

You have to sit up and take notice when someones comes out and describes a follow focus unit as “guacamole smooth.” The HONDO Garage follow focus is stated as just that, guacamole smooth and it costs just $50. Does it work… Well it’s just $50 and it is a former Kickstarter darling that was over […]

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The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

We started a shop…. You what? We opened up a store and called it the Cinescopophilia Shop. It’s Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers! Thinking outside the banner we decided to put some camera gear together from vendors we are affiliated with and roll that into a portal for you. The Cinescopophilia Shop is starting […]

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DSLR Camera Rig 101 What You May Need To Make A Great Rig:

DSLR Camera Rig 101 What You May Need To Make A Great Rig:

| June 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

New to DSLR camera filmmaking or just need a light refresher on what you need to make your shots look better? Then you need to watch the Talkingbox shoulder rig overview video. Matthew Abourezk Director and Owner of Talkingbox thought you might get a few tips on what is needed to make a good camera […]

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Hocus Products Axis1 Remote Focus System Coming to NAB:

Hocus Products Axis1 Remote Focus System Coming to NAB:

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Peter Hoare the Managing Director from Hocus Products will be showing off the companies new Axis1 Remote focus system at NAB 2013. The Hocus Products Axis1 is a simple but full featured single channel professional remote focus system, designed for the high end professional. Built to be simple, easy and robust, it can handle any […]

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New Render of the Midas Mount SnapFocus Follow Focus Rig:

New Render of the Midas Mount SnapFocus Follow Focus Rig:

| June 27, 2012

Sponsor post: Midas Mount have a new render of their upcoming SnapFocus follow focus rig they have kindly shared with us. Seems to be a more refined unit now compared to the prototype we have seen previously. Check out Focus one of the vids Midas Mount have out showing off the SnapFocus in action: FOCUS […]

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ARRI FF-5 Follow Focus System Explained:

ARRI FF-5 Follow Focus System Explained:

| June 2, 2012

The ARRI Studio FF-5 follow focus system is a completely modular Cine or HD follow focus. ARRI’s Snehal Patel takes us through the many options afforded with this system. Since it uses the same focus knobs as the MFF-2, knobs with individualized markings can be transferred between the FF-5 and MFF-2, speeding up turnaround times […]

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Midas Mount SnapFocus a Revolutionary Cable Driven Follow Focus System:

Midas Mount SnapFocus a Revolutionary Cable Driven Follow Focus System:

| May 26, 2012

Spotted this teaser slipping through the Tweet streams about SnapFocus a new cable driven Follow Focus coming from Midas Mount via a KickStarter campaign. The SnapFocus by Midas Mount is a revolutionary new cable-driven follow focus system that brings focus control to the tips of your fingers whether your camera is mounted to a shoulder […]

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OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini Wins TIPA Best DSLR Video Accessory:

OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini Wins TIPA Best DSLR Video Accessory:

| May 17, 2012

OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini has been awarded a coveted TIPA Award. The Follow Focus System has been voted as the ‘Best DSLR Video Accessory’ by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA). OConnor’s O-Focus Dual Mini was announced in February and is already receiving rave reviews from users worldwide. In a statement the TIPA judges said […]

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Mix and Match Pro Camera Accessories from ARRI:

Mix and Match Pro Camera Accessories from ARRI:

| May 5, 2012

ARRI are back and this time Technical Sales Representative Snehal Patel shows off the mix-and-match versatility and modularity of ARRI Pro Camera Accessories including the new handgrip system, camera cages, follow focuses, battery and recorder plates. Part one of the ARRI Pro Camera Accessories can be found HERE. For more about the ARRI Mix and […]

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OConnor have Announced their NAB Lineup Including Tripods:

OConnor have Announced their NAB Lineup Including Tripods:

| March 23, 2012

Tripod and fluid head pioneer OConnor will unveil several new offerings at the NAB in Las Vegas April 16 to 19, 2012. Ultimate 1030D and 1030Ds fluid heads For the first time at NAB, attendees can experience hands-on the Ultimate 1030D (30 lb/13.6kg capacity) and Ultimate 1030Ds (41 lb/18.6kg capacity) fluid heads. Designed to replace […]

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Focus View Wireless Follow Focus System:

Focus View Wireless Follow Focus System:

| February 22, 2012

We covered the Focus View TDC-1 Stereoscopic 3D Rig wireless follow focus system for 3D cameras here. In fact we were one of the first to play with the new follow focus set up. Nice. Now we see that there is a 2D wireless follow system available from Focus View which has an indoor operational […]

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OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini DM Follow Focus for Photo & Cine:

OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini DM Follow Focus for Photo & Cine:

| February 11, 2012

OConnor announces the O-Focus Dual Mini or DM, a compact, double-sided direct drive follow focus unit optimized for both still and cine-style camera lenses, to meet the exacting needs of professional camera operators and assistants. The precision gear drive of the main bridge is designed with a gear ratio of 1:0.75 so that 360 degrees […]

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X-Circle Turns Nikon F Mount Lenses Into Cine Style EF Mounts:

X-Circle Turns Nikon F Mount Lenses Into Cine Style EF Mounts:

| January 27, 2012

Expensive cinematography lenses have one important feature that still lenses cannot offer: marking on angled surface of the barrel, making it easy to read focus and aperture settings from side or behind the camera. X-Circle has a smart solution (pat.pend.), a simple idea but very important…. a lens ergonomics re-thought! Every Nikon F-Mount Manual Focus […]

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The CPM Follow Focus System for $249:

The CPM Follow Focus System for $249:

| January 24, 2012

The new CPM Follow Focus has black anodized aluminum construction and full roller bearing shaft supports, with a slight dampening on the main shaft. It has metal gears, adjustable marking point and a Cinema Standard accessory port. Included in the price is CPM’s exclusive Quick Gear for quick and easy lens gearing. CPM’s exclusive Quick […]

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The Shoot35 DSLR Swing Away Matte Box Video Run Through:

The Shoot35 DSLR Swing Away Matte Box Video Run Through:

| January 20, 2012

Here we have the Shoot35.com DSLR matte box run through video showing off options for those who need to control light from hitting the lens or need to use filters when shooting. Or just like to look the part on set. The Shoot35 matte box is a high quality, swing-away design with two 4×4 filter […]

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ARRI Professional Mini & DSLR Camera Accessories:

ARRI Professional Mini & DSLR Camera Accessories:

| January 19, 2012

ARRI run through some of their professional solutions for Mini or DSLR camera gear in this great video. Snehal Patel explains in detail some of the latest in professional camera accessories by ARRI for Mini cameras like the Bridge Plate, Matte Box, Shoulder Pads and Follow Focus. Please see ARRI for the full details.

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IndiPRO Tools Camera Baseplate and Follow Focus Kit:

IndiPRO Tools Camera Baseplate and Follow Focus Kit:

| January 3, 2012

The indiPRO Tools Follow Focus unit is mounted on an angle and is adjustable on just about any lens attached to a DSLR camera. Simply adjust the sliding follow focus in or out, and you can easily control focus. The black fascia of the focus knob also allows you to use a white grease pencil […]

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$499 Shape Friction Hot Swap to Gear CLIC Follow Focus:

$499 Shape Friction Hot Swap to Gear CLIC Follow Focus:

| December 3, 2011

The Shape FOLLOW FOCUS FRICTION CLIC provides precise focusing, quick adjustments and great durability.Thanks to our first patented leaver clamp system, adjusting the horizontal position of the focus mechanism is a breeze: The FOLLOW FOCUS FRICTION CLIC provides precise focusing, quick adjustments and great durability. Thanks to our first patented leaver clamp system, adjusting the […]

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Letus MCS Rig Hauling a Cineroid EVF and Genus Stuff:

Letus MCS Rig Hauling a Cineroid EVF and Genus Stuff:

| November 15, 2011

That jet setting smarty Joseph Jang showed off a @letusdirect MCS rig demoing in Korea with @CINEROID EVF and @genus_products matte box and follow focus

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Letus Scarlet X Cage, Canon C300 MCS Rig, & New Gearbox:

Letus Scarlet X Cage, Canon C300 MCS Rig, & New Gearbox:

| November 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

A quick liquorice allsorts post on Letus gear that popped up over the last week. The Follow Focus Gearbox which has been a while in the making and delivery has finally surfaced. That will be good news to a lot of people keen to try the Letus Follow Focus on their rigs. With the two […]

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Beckley talks with Redrock Micro:

Beckley talks with Redrock Micro:

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

A very quick look and a bit longer chat with Redrock Micro at the 2nd Canadian ProFusion Video Expo. When asked what the coolest thing that Redrock Micro brought to the show: Follow Focus was high on the you need to see this list. See Redrock Micro for more information.

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Arch Rig Rack Follow Focus System:

Arch Rig Rack Follow Focus System:

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Arch Rig is a Lockable Follow Focus system designed for DSLR cinema production. The rig allows for tripod or jib mounting. The wide rig design is to maintain an improved peripheral sight leveling, thus increasing a leveled picture by 48% to 70% in handheld usage. 2 upper handgrips are designed for fluid handheld low […]

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Edelkrone and their Modula DSLR Rigs:

Edelkrone and their Modula DSLR Rigs:

| August 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

For those that have forgotten or have failed to do any research the name is new but the guys at Edelkrone have been at this gear making game for a while. Handy FilmTools as they were once known as started a journey in providing filmmaking solutions way back in 2000 and you may remember or […]

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Sneak Peak Leaked: Letus Follow Focus:

Sneak Peak Leaked: Letus Follow Focus:

| July 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Letus have a special going for pre ordering their follow focus unit that is about to ship. $499 is the asking price for an essential piece of kit. Take a look at the original prototype Follow Focus Letus announced. They have made some subtle but refines changes. Read on for a rip from the Letus […]

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A Matte Box With Follow Focus Built In From Rugged Rig:

A Matte Box With Follow Focus Built In From Rugged Rig:

| July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Remember that 2R Rugged Rig DSLR cage you could get on eBay for £129 / $200 we told you about back in October. No? Well it got a lot of hits and now you will be able to buy it from Rugged Rig’s clicks and mortar store: Ruggedrig.com Check out the Rugged Rig Matte Box […]

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ikan The EV2 Adjustable DSLR Baseplate:

ikan The EV2 Adjustable DSLR Baseplate:

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The ikan EV2 adjustable DSLR baseplate has stacks of mounting options and can comfortably take a matte box and follow focus. Expect to pay $299 for the ikan EV2 adjustable baseplate. The ikan EV2 Adjustable DSLR Baseplate offers full maneuverability forward and backwards and from side to side. Including an integrated tripod plate, 6” 15mm […]

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ARRI Mini Follow Focus MFF-1 with Zip Gear Ring:

ARRI Mini Follow Focus MFF-1 with Zip Gear Ring:

| June 9, 2011

Nice quick one here. The ARRI MFF-1 Mini Follow Focus in action on a DSLR camera with a zip gear ring on the lens. See ARRI for more. Thanks to Film Cyfrowy for the video.

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Cambo CS-FC505 Star Knob For CSMFC-1 Follow Focus:

Cambo CS-FC505 Star Knob For CSMFC-1 Follow Focus:

| May 30, 2011

The Cambo CS-FC505 Star Knob will set you back around $82 and turn your Follow Focus unit into one that looks like a store bought one. The Cambo CS-FC505 Star Knob provides you with a larger rotation knob / lever to precisely control and adjust the focus using the CSMFC-1 Follow Focus Kit. You can […]

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Swedish Chameleon SC3 Rig Explained:

Swedish Chameleon SC3 Rig Explained:

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Swedish Chameleon DSLR SC3 Rig The Swedish Cameleon SC3 rig is designed for production companies and the freelance filmmaker in mind! Turn your HDSLR or handheld camcorder into a comfortable shoulder camera. The Swedish Chameleon SC3 rig takes all the weight from your arms by using a back-rod and belt, so you can concentrate on […]

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HanGrip Falcon Follow Focus Now Shipping:

HanGrip Falcon Follow Focus Now Shipping:

| May 22, 2011

The HanGrip Falcon Follow Focus is now on sale for around $385 / €269.10 Package includes: Follow focus unit and one Loop lens gear. Features: Modern aesthetic design Lightweight composite material 5 ball bearings Reversible drive gear Snap in 3D marking disc Movable marking indicator Advanced lens gear For more details and where to order […]

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Edelkrone Camera Rigs, Follow Focus, & More:

Edelkrone Camera Rigs, Follow Focus, & More:

| April 9, 2011

Handy FilmTools started it’s journey to provide filmmaking solutions in 2000 and you may remember or have used the Handy35. The company that then gave us the HandySLR Base.X rig have now re-branded and are to be called Edelkrone. Check these guys out Edelkrone during NAB 2011 and expect to see their new gear for […]

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Falcon Follow Focus By HanGrip:

Falcon Follow Focus By HanGrip:

| April 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

HanGrip have released a teaser video for the up coming Follow Focus unit which is expected to drop this month. Price for HanGrip Falcon follow focus is around €299.00 Features: Modern aesthetic design Lightweight composite material 5 ball bearings Automatic backlash compensation Reversible drive gear Snap in marking disc Movable marking indicator Advanced lens gear […]

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Triad RF-15 Compact Lightweight Gearless Follow Focus:

Triad RF-15 Compact Lightweight Gearless Follow Focus:

| March 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Triad RF-15 follow focus offers a compact and lightweight gearless follow-focus solution for DSLR shooters. Wait for it, are you sitting down? $1k yes you heard that right expect to pay around $1,000 for the Triad RF-15 follow focus. The TRIAD RF-15 follow focus offers a compact and lightweight gearless follow-focus solution for HDSLR […]

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New Letus Follow Focus Kit:

New Letus Follow Focus Kit:

| March 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

A little birdy chirped in my ear about Letus having a good quality follow focus unit that has a knockout price for the features. For under $600 you get a built from the ground up solid follow focus unit from Letus which is suitable for rigs with 15mm rods. Here is what is on their […]

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OConnor Glow In The Dark Follow Focus Marking Discs:

OConnor Glow In The Dark Follow Focus Marking Discs:

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Over at REDUser the OConnor team posted a new product they have been working on and are shopping around for interest from camera ops. There have been similar designs before from others but now it is OConnor’s turn to have ago at glow in the dark follow focus marking discs. If you like the look […]

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