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01-29-2019, 11:40 AM - 4 Likes   #1
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Follow Focus

1. Follow focus ( the cheaper one: Follow Focus with Single 15mm Rod ClampŁ¬ Gear Ring Belt for DSLR Cameras UD#20 692753656896 | eBay )
2. L plate ( for all cameras) (if your camera is smaller than KP for example, then you gotta buy a small L plate. )
3. A 15mm single rod ( but almost sell with a pair )
4. A Smallrig Rod Clamp 15mm
5. A small clamp ( for fixing on the side of the plate ) ( ex: Smallrig 1973 )

Hi all. I just want to share a follow focus set up. I am not sure that is there a thread is talking about follow focus. Recently, I want to learn how to make a short video/ travel video. I am definitely not a pro filmmaker. I don’t want to use my iPhone 7, because it doesn’t have a decent depth of field and really bad in the low light. I don’t want to carry a big gimbal either when I travel to another country. Thus, I searched on Youtube for information what I need to. I believe that this type of follow focus is not a new thing. However, because Pentax user is not quite a lot, third parties don’t want to make exclusive accessories for Pentax cameras. This set up may not as good as a professional one, but it is portable. When I want to take a lower position, I can grab the Godox transmitter ( I always carry an AD200 with me ). Sometimes it could be my grip. If I don’t want to use it, just turn the gear away, or unload the whole L plate. If you want to learn to make a slow mode video, or you don’t want to spend too much money on it. You probably want to try it. Anyway, I list those materials. I hope that this thread helps someone who is seeking this. It's basically suitable for any camera.

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01-29-2019, 01:23 PM   #2
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Neat setup! Thanks for posting.

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