Anyone that has attempted macro photography has
experienced the frustration involved with positioning your camera for the
proper point of focus. When depth of field is measured in millimeters, any
movement of the camera is enough to completely change the composition.
It's important to remember that as you focus using
the lens, the magnification changes. In order to maintain your desired
magnification, you need to move the camera to obtain the correct focus
point. With a normal tripod mount, this becomes an exercise in
The 4-way Macro
Focusing Rail distance can be adjusted in minute increments for fine
tuning focus or a tight composition. A rail facilitates the entire
process, eliminating the need to move the entire
This excellent quality focusing rail is for use
with all cameras and is compatible with most bellows, macro shot extension
tubes, or macro lenses. Smooth rack and pinion movement provides extremely
fine focusing adjustments. The rail has a geared drive system which
greatly enhances accuracy and speed of adjustment of the rail. The rails
allow movement in four directions, right, left, forward and backward.
Mounts on, and accepts 1/4x20 threaded screws, will fit most tripods and
Positive locking knobs assure rock-steady focus
Focusing rails are essential accessories for macro photography, which
requires precise distance modifications and a steady hand, as well as
other situations where accurate camera positioning is crucial.
Specifications Length 180mm Width 160mm Height 85mm
Two 6" rails allow the adjustment of the rail
in all four directions: forward, backward, right or left.
Adjusting Range: 100mm in both
A rack and pinion gear system (for each of the
rails) ensures smooth, precise and accurate movement of the rail.
Locking knobs assure rock-steady focus once a
shooting position has been attained.
Material: High quality Coated Steel