The visual clarity of an image through an optical system, or the process of affecting it.

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Wireless focus for the Ronin-M

I've recently purchased a Ronin-M and have been shooting a good bit of run-n-gun projects with it. But the biggest limitation I've found with it is focusing, so I've started looking around for ...
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Get better focus on Canon DSLR's

I need some advises and opinions on how to get better manual focus while shooting video on Canon DSLR's ex. T2i, T3i, etc. Since these haven't got any focus indicators or anything like, like for ...
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How do you zoom in (animated) on a portion of your canvas?

I'm using After Effects to create a Motion graphic and I would like to make the animation zoom in on a specific point, do something and then zoom out again. To clarify what I exactly try to achieve: ...
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How did cameramen manually focus in the film days?

In the days before LCDs and digital cameras, manually focusing an interchangeable lens still camera wasn't a whole lot different than it is today. In most designs, you had a mirror that gave the ...
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How to focus when recording video using a DSLR?

I'm looking for advice on how to adjust focus effectively when using a DSLR to record video. I find it difficult to judge focus on the small LCD screen on the back of the camera when focusing ...
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Magic Lantern follow focus

Using Magic Lantern on a 600D. With Follow Focus and Rack Focus, the camera always misses the focus point I set. Sometimes it's just one or two movements too far but it's always too many. And if you ...
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How to disable continuos autofocus during video shooting with Canon SX230 HS?

I have a Canon SX230 HS camera and want to record a movie from a train driver's perspective on a model railway. Everything is working fine, except that the camera refocuses continuously during the ...