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Apr 04, 2014 15:11 |  #16

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The beauty of doing it my way is that you can do it anywhere on the fly (like on a sideline right before the kickoff) and taking a few test shot either during the tuning, or after to test your tune, is a wash. ;)

It is always good to know a few different ways, because in some situations, one might be better than another.

Of course no argument here. It is that when I was taking test shots and showing them to my wife, hoping that as a fellow photographer and a graphics designer she is better than me with these things, we could never agree on which shot was sharper! Not surprising, though... :-)


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Apr 04, 2014 15:39 |  #17

Lbsimon wrote in post #16809176 (external link)
Do you mean to say that you cannot use the remote shutter release for focusing in LV? When I do the LV AF on the 70D, I use the remote shutter release button. Perhaps this is what the OP is talking about.

When I use remote shutter in Live View mode on my 50D (the Live View AF is set to "Live view mode", for contrast detection AF), AF doesn't work. The slow (contrast detection) AF only works when using the rear AF button. Perhaps 7D and 70D are more flexible in this regard. I always wished there'd be a remote way to do slow AF in Live View without pressing the rear button (eliminating the camera shake) - this would be the most reliable way to AF, especially useful for doing dot-tune on telephoto lenses.


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Apr 04, 2014 15:50 |  #18

I set my camera at 400 mm and left it there. I did the MA to when the light started blinking or no light at all which was usually +3. Then I went the other way till the green light either blinked or didn't show at all which was usually +19. So I used +4 and +18 and found the middle which is +11. That is how it showed on the YouTube video to do it. At least I thought it was.




  
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Apr 04, 2014 15:56 |  #19

Nascar Nut wrote in post #16810167 (external link)
I set my camera at 400 mm and left it there. I did the MA to when the light started blinking or no light at all which was usually +3. Then I went the other way till the green light either blinked or didn't show at all which was usually +19. So I used +4 and +18 and found the middle which is +11. That is how it showed on the YouTube video to do it. At least I thought it was.

That's the correct procedure. Now go out and test it in the real world. :-)


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Apr 04, 2014 15:58 |  #20

pulsar123 wrote in post #16810152 (external link)
When I use remote shutter in Live View mode on my 50D (the Live View AF is set to "Live view mode", for contrast detection AF), AF doesn't work. The slow (contrast detection) AF only works when using the rear AF button. Perhaps 7D and 70D are more flexible in this regard. I always wished there'd be a remote way to do slow AF in Live View without pressing the rear button (eliminating the camera shake) - this would be the most reliable way to AF, especially useful for doing dot-tune on telephoto lenses.

Sorry, I cannot help with that - I never held the 50D in my hands.


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Apr 04, 2014 16:40 |  #21

Lbsimon wrote in post #16810183 (external link)
That's the correct procedure. Now go out and test it in the real world. :-)

Will do and thanks for your help. Now if I can get a sunny day here.




  
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Apr 04, 2014 17:22 |  #22

http://www.fredmiranda​.com/forum/topic/11872​47 (external link)


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Apr 04, 2014 19:14 |  #23

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Will do and thanks for your help. Now if I can get a sunny day here.

You are welcome, and may I ask where this "here" is?


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