What Makes for a Good Zoom Lens for Video?

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OP Markr041 Veteran Member • Posts: 8,651
Re: What Makes for a Good Zoom Lens for Video?

JasonTheBirder wrote:

I would add to your list a smooth and dampened focus ring with a linear focus option for smooth manual pull focus. I sometimes use manual focus primes for pull focus because the focus rings on some are just buttery smooth and perfectly dampened.

I agree, but cameras with touch screens provide even more accurate, smooth and precise focus pulls using AF. See the OP video testing focus. The focus pulls are smooth and repeatable. The speed can also be set - faster or slower than what is shown. No bounce, hesitation, etc.

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