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5D Mark II Precision Grid Focusing Screen

 
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Mar 04, 2012 03:54 |  #16

Anyone any experience with the precision screen with a 400mm 5.6 attached (not the 100-400mm) Many thanks Roger


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Mar 04, 2012 04:21 |  #17

I can only say that I tried one and found it to be quite dim even on my 200 f/2.8 unless there was a lot of available light. I swapped it for the grid screen.


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Mar 04, 2012 08:30 |  #18

Thanks Ian ... i reall want the ability to improve my focussing and be able to view a better representation of the 'scene' including dof - the grid is less important ... I'll maybe give it a go and use it in good light ... Roger


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Mar 04, 2012 14:11 |  #19

ChristopherMadison wrote in post #9141052 (external link)
Yeah, I don't do architectual or have a TS Lens. It's the general photography category that I fit into. So, if the grid really helps, I think I might try it. Anybody know where to get it cheaper than the $40 I've seen?

Did you realize that the grid overlay is also available as a Live View option? I always adjust Tilt shift lenses in LV, but even if you prefer the viewfinder, just a single button press moves you to live view for a quick grid overlay. Also with a choice of grids.


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Mar 05, 2012 08:42 |  #20

Useful tip, thanks Mike


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