Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Mar 4, 2008, 10:45 PM   #11
Senior Member
shooting_rubber's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 726

JimC wrote:
They're wrong. No DOF preview button for the A200. They probably assumed that the A200 has it, since the A100 has it. But, Sony left off this feature in the newer model.

Personally, I wouldn't care (it's not a feature I normally use) I think DOF preview is probably one of the least used features available on an SLR or DSLR.

It works by closing down the aperture iris in the lens to the setting you are going to use to take a photo. The idea is so that you can tell how your setttings impact Depth of Field (since without DOF preview, the aperture is going to stay wide open until you take the photo). But, in practice, it's difficult to judge DOF that way from my experience trying to use it. It's not a feature I'd miss.

Thanks everyone. I decided to buy it. I haven't been able to try it out yet, as the battery is still charging. I'm sure it will be a fantastic camera.

Thank You.
shooting_rubber is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 4:08 AM.