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Old Apr 11, 2012, 2:31 AM   #1
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Long time no see, been quite busy with a lot of projects the last few months and I haven't really had any luck with the photography.. Been having a lot of bad pictures (out of focus, blurry that kind of stuff)

I almost sold my equipment because it didn't work as it used to...

But a few days ago I decided to give it another chance, so I began taking pictures indoors with tripod and they still got fuzzy most of them anyway...

I then remember an article about front/back focusing problems with the KX and how to try and fix it
so I followed the guides and took alot of pictures, and voila, it works! it is now sharper than ever or atleast as sharp as I remember it to be
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 4:27 AM   #2
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Looking good!

Also might be worth checking the diopter slider, I had a manual focus problem when I was on holiday the other week, absolutely nothing was in focus properly, then I realised I must have hit the slider when I was cleaning my camera. 5 minutes with a tripod and an AF lens and it was sorted.
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 3:07 PM   #3
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Welcome back CT. Glad to hear you have your focus problems sorted - almost nothing is more frustrating !
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Welcome back CT. Glad to hear you have your focus problems sorted - almost nothing is more frustrating !

thanks both of you
frogfish: yeah, you are so right !for a long time I really thought I was the problem, couldn't get anything correct...
but changing lenses didn't help, but when I used my manual lenses my focus was better (THAT could have been my lack of manual skills )
but now, it is back! my old camera is back and working as I want it too...

if only I had the money to buy some nice glass to go with it .....
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 9:12 PM   #5
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Nice to see some of your fine photos again, and glad you are doing well! Also glad you are solving the focus problems.

PS - if you are willing to work with manual focus/manual aperture, you can get some pretty good bargains on old M-style lenses...
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 9:12 PM   #6
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Very nice photos CT. I'm glad you got the focus problem straightened out.
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 11:23 PM   #7
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There's nothing worse than having AF problems. I upgraded my K5 to the latest firmware and all of a sudden started to have problems. I'm going to have to re-adjust some lenses that had been fine. But I can't seem to stop long enough to work at it, so right now my bag has only manual focus lenses in it. Next week I'll swap them out and work at adjusting focus, but in the meantime, I'm having fun re-discovering just how good some of these oldies really are.
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 11:29 PM   #8
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I know how you feel I got into debug mode on my K2000 and fixed the focus now I can even use it. What a feeling

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Great to have you back. Look forward to more of your fine photos.

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