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Old Mar 22, 2010, 9:02 PM   #1
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Default FZ35 Auto focus mode data

Is there any way to determine which autofocus mode was used for a particular photo (i.e., regular, Macro or Macro Zoom) after the picture was taken? I don't believe this is indicated in exif data.
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Old Mar 22, 2010, 9:48 PM   #2
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There surely is Jazzer, using Photofun Studio software that came with your camera, just select any photo, right click and choose properties. See below for example:

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Old Mar 22, 2010, 10:43 PM   #3
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Another factor in the auto-focus puzzle is that spot focus works a whole lot better, with measurably greater accuracy, when used in the spot focus mode. It was Tullio that clued me into that fact in my FZ-28 days.

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Greg, thanks for that! The one piece of information that seems like it doesn't have is whether you are in regular or macro mode. I took a shot and the data showed I used spot focus and Manual recording mode, but I couldn't remember if I used AF Macro or or AF Macro Zoom.

Sarah, thank you too reagrding spot focus. When shooting a larger subject, do you just "spot focus" on the center of the object? I have used it a couple of times, but it always feels a little odd because the focus "box" is so small. Of course, unlike a DSLR I guess you generally don't have to worry about too much being blurred.

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Larry-

The spot focus feature works well on the FZ-35/38. I use it on the most important element on which I need the best focus in the photo environment presented. It is particularly good when the light level is low.

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