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Old Mar 23, 2007, 11:18 AM   #1
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Hi, has anyone used the landscape & portrait mode for the E500. I appears that the focus is either near or far.

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Old Mar 23, 2007, 12:04 PM   #2
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Did you mean the Landscape and Portrait positions on the MODE dial?

When most photograpers talk about shooting in landscape or portrait on the camera they are talking about the orientation they are holding the camera (horizontally and vertically).
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Old Mar 23, 2007, 3:22 PM   #3
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Hi,

Not sure what your problem is... Are you having a depth of field issue? It would help if you could attach a sample or 2 w/ explanation of what you wanted to get vs what you got. What lens are you using?

Also, you may want to go onto theOlympus website and take a look on what they have in their tutorials. I believe they have an explanation on using the aperture mode to better control the focus on only the subjectin the shot. I think the tutorial is titled "Focusing on Aperture"


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I am refering to the scence selection on the program dial.
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Old Mar 29, 2007, 9:59 AM   #5
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The focus is dependant on which of the focus area(s) you set..you can pre focus and then frame your shot. Portrait generally chooses a wider aperature for a shallow depth of field(DOF). Landscape usually chooses a small aperature for more DOF
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