Using a Twist Jar Opener as Follow Focus
Photographer Tony Carretti came up with a pretty twisted way to make a cheap follow focus.
Tony uses a $2.49 Bed Bath & Beyond twist jar opener with the focus ring on the lens replacing the jar lid. As Tony says it is not solve 100% of your follow focus problems, but for $2.49 it really is a sweet solution.
If you are looking for a more complete DIY solution, prepare your workshop and check out the friction based follow focus that we features a while ago.