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Old Mar 2, 2012, 11:02 PM   #11
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Well, the firmware update added no additional functionality for the E-P3 with the lenses Lfn button. It's still a stop AF button. Once you focus, you can press and hold the button to temporarily disable AF as long as you hold the button down. Take your finger off and single AF is back on.
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The macro shots are very special. Well done...
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Old Mar 3, 2012, 5:29 AM   #13
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Well, I have to say that when this lens first came out, I for the life of me didn't understand the aperture range it had.

Your first set of images certainly are a good start towards convincing me otherwise.

As always, great set Greg with the macros being quite impressive.

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Well, the firmware update added no additional functionality for the E-P3 with the lenses Lfn button. It's still a stop AF button. Once you focus, you can press and hold the button to temporarily disable AF as long as you hold the button down. Take your finger off and single AF is back on.
I can't quite understand the actual benefits of this feature. Instead of holding the shutter half way, you have to hold the AF lock button if you want to lock the focus and move the camera to recompose the shot.
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I can't quite understand the actual benefits of this feature. Instead of holding the shutter half way, you have to hold the AF lock button if you want to lock the focus and move the camera to recompose the shot.
You can hold the shutter release half-way instead. I could also focus using single AF and just press the record button to change to manual focus, which will also stop AF since I have the record button programmed to toggle between AF and MF. Three different options to do the same thing. The on-lens button is just another option if you want to use it. The camera still operates just as it does with any other lens. It may just be the full usability of the button, assuming it can be programmed by the E-M5, has to wait for the E-M5.

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