an opaque cloth surrounding the ground glass of a camera so as to shield the eyes of the photographer from light that would otherwise prevent seeing the image in the ground glass.
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- focus group,
- focus puller,
- focused strategy,
- focusing screen,
Origin of focusing cloth
First recorded in 1850–55
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