Using panasonic gf2 with follow focus

Discussion in 'Help and Feedback' started by Oli88, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Oli88

    Oli88 New to Mu-43

    Nov 27, 2011
    I have been using the gf2 for video work and have been quite satisfied with the results - I was wondering whether anyone had any experience of using a micro four thirds camera with a follow focus? One major challenge I have faced is retaining sharp focus results and have missed several crucial shots trying to focus the 20mm lens I'm using.
  2. John M Flores

    John M Flores Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2011
    Somerville, NJ
    EVF with focus assist is key:
    Panasonic GH2 shooting video with a Pentax zoom lens. by john m flores, on Flickr

    Also, shooting the 20 wide open is very tempting, but a quick look at a DOF calculator will show you how thick/thin your DOF is. I often shoot at F3.2 or F4.0 when doing interviews for this reason.
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