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Old Jun 4, 2007, 11:42 PM   #1
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OK, so SLR's have something that basically just keeps focusing until you completely depress the shutter, correct? Is this C-AF suppose to be similar to that? To me it seems to simply focus before you halfway depress the shutter button. I can't tell it's any faster(yes, I tried in single and spot focus modes). So does C-AF have any real use that I'm just overlooking?

I have a Panasonic Lumix FZ20.
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Old Jun 5, 2007, 12:57 PM   #2
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I see not good reason to use the C-AF on the FZ cameras.....

DSLRs on the other hand use a different focus system that can track an object much better.......in fact they have several versions of C-AF , one of which is usually referred to as predictive AF......That combined with an optical viewfinder makes it very easy to track moving objects.

The tech stuff I need to leave for someone with more knowledge but C-AF works on a DSLR, and does not seem too good on the FZ cameras. I have better results with it turned off.
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