rack focus

TV
Shifting focus between subjects in the background and those in the foreground, drawing a viewer’s attention from subject to subject.

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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  • Rack Focus — VP Shifting focus between subjects in the background and foreground. FilmM to shift a camcorders focus to or from a person or object in the foreground, then to or from another person or subject in the background of a shot. Used when shooting with …   Audio and video glossary

  • Pull Focus\/Rack Focus — VP Racking focus, also known as pulling focus, refers to a deliberate change of focus executed by twisting the focus ring on the barrel of a lens. This technique is typically used to shift attention from one character to another when they are… …   Audio and video glossary

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  • focus —   refers to the degree of sharpness or distinctness of an image (or an element of an image such as a person, object, etc.); as a verb, it refers to the manipulation or adjustment of the lens to create a sharper image; terms related are deep focus …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • rack focusing —   refers to an on screen film technique of focus change that blurs the focal planes in sequence, forcing the viewer s eye to travel to those areas of an image that remain in sharp focus; the focus changes from an object in the foreground to an… …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • Racking focus — is the practice of shifting the attention of a viewer of a film or video by changing the focus of the lens from a subject in the foreground to a subject in the background, or vice versa.It dated back to the time when cameras did not have reflex… …   Wikipedia

  • selective focus — TV Technique of adjusting focus to emphasize the subject in a shot while making the remainder of the shot blur. Selective focus is useful for directing the viewer s attention. [See also: rack focus] …   Audio and video glossary

  • Deep focus — is a photographic and cinematographic technique using a large depth of field. Depth of field is the front to back range of focus in an image  that is, how much of it appears sharp and clear. Consequently, in deep focus the foreground, middle …   Wikipedia

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