A commonly used technique in both film and television to shift focus from a foreground object to a background object by turning the the focal ring on a lens.
Examples of rack focus can be seen in almost any movie or tv show when the focus is shifted from one object--mostly people--to another. It is most often used dramatically.
dodane przez rack_focus luty 22, 2006
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When a director forgets what he is shooting and films breasts up close.
"The movie is still in editing becuase the second scene was rack focused."
dodane przez AllChiggedOut marzec 08, 2007
When a cinematographer turns the focal ring on his lens to shift focus from a foreground object to a background object.
A rack focus is really a cheap, metaphorical device for the unimaginative to link two objects/people in a frame.
dodane przez creedmoor listopad 20, 2004