manual focusing with J1 / J2 ...

Started Sep 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
trunker
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Re: excellent info!
In reply to Kim Letkeman, Sep 15, 2012

for diy follow focus there are those metal hose rings that might do the job, come in various sizes and it shouldnt be too hard to stick a lever on.

i was out shooting handheld last night and this is where the tiny size isnt that great,... it needs stabilizing, even when using a wide 12mm,... 50mm was jerky, and my 85mm looked like i was having an epileptic fit. so i think a dslr cage/fig rig type of thing might be in order. loads of diy solutions online thankfully.

the one thing i realized was that, much like my photography, i seem to have a thing for low angle shots,.... so building a cage and getting an external monitor is going to be my next project.

other than that,... night time black and white @ 1600,... the noise looks really nice, like film grain almost.

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