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.
rack_focus가 작성 2006년 02월 22일 (수)
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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."
AllChiggedOut가 작성 2007년 03월 08일 (목)
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.
creedmoor가 작성 2004년 11월 20일 (토)