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Old Mar 19, 2005, 6:55 PM   #1
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UG cant seem to get a good focus outside with the zoom!! This is my moms cam and i convinced her to buy the lens and i am not used to using the kodak and have no clue what setting would help this situation to get a clear shot.

SOmeone plase help!!!


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Old Mar 19, 2005, 8:20 PM   #2
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Have you set the autofocus to accessory lens type?

If so, something's wrong with camera or lens.

If not... read on...

In the default mode, the camera uses external sensors to set a rough focus, then a sensor behind the lens to fine-tune. With the tele lens, the exterior rough focus will be way off.

In the accessory mode for autofocus, the camera uses the behind-the-lens (TTL or through the lens) sensor alone.

Push Menu, then use the joystick to get to the AF control, press the joystick in, then down to ACCESSORY LENS AF, then press the joystick in again.

Push menu again and hopefully, there you are...

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Old Mar 19, 2005, 10:42 PM   #3
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Thanks!! I will find out when i go there tomororow, but i know this has not been done!

Thanks so much!

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Old Mar 20, 2005, 4:47 PM   #4
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In addition to what Dave said, you might want to be sure that the digital zoom is not active - in Setup, change "Advanced Digital Zoom" to None.And for distant shots, try Landscape mode.

Another thing, in my camera (7440), when using the telephoto accessory lens full zoom (or near full) is required to avoid vignetting but focus seems OK at any setting.
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