On 3/8/06, Wayne S <om4t@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 09:12 PM 3/7/2006, Joel wrote:
> >I'm curious, Wayne (and I know we've discussed your issues with the
> >E-1 before), do you remember your AF settings? I was using a KatzEye
> >screen at the time and set the focus point for center only. I
> >experienced no AF weirdness except when I pointed the lens into the
> >void. Also I was using the DZ 50-200 exclusively. Perhaps a tele
> >grabs on better.
> Now that you mention it, I also received this response:
> "One other very important setting that will save a lot of time and
> heartache,"Focus Point Selection". Do you use single point autofocus or auto.
> If you use "Auto" focus point selection the camera needs to search for the
> closest subject within the three focus points. In low light or if the subject
> is moving from one point to another it can easily confuse the camera. What
> autofocus point selection are you using?"
> "It is very important to use the AF illuminator in low light. TTL contrast
> detection needs a certain amount of light to focus properly. It is necessary
> to use the AF illuminator assist function in low light for the camera to
> focus properly without searching."
Thanks. I think that makes sense about the focus point selection.
That informational item should go into the E-Thingy FAQ.
I never use the AF illuminator! I'll have to remember that it's got
I will try to duplicate your problem with the dimmer pulse.
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