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Old Sep 17, 2006, 8:01 PM   #1
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I've noticed when taking Macro's or long zoom shots, I lose some photos because the focus is just before or just after the point I wanted. When taking Macros with Manual Focus I manually bracket by taking additional shots with the camera moved a fraction forward and a fraction back.

I notice that the new Pentax K10D has Focus Bracketing. Are there other cameras that offer this ?
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Old Sep 18, 2006, 2:53 AM   #2
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Erm, could you point to a link about the "focus bracketing". Sounds very odd to me.

Tripod and smaller aperture usually does the trick.
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Old Sep 18, 2006, 9:02 AM   #3
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Canon S2IS will. I have used it and did not think mush of it.

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Old Sep 18, 2006, 9:33 AM   #4
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I put a split image focusing screen in my 7D, problem solved.
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Old Sep 18, 2006, 2:15 PM   #5
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tmoreau wrote:
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I put a split image focusing screen in my 7D, problem solved.
How do you take action shots with split screen?
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Old Sep 22, 2006, 9:23 AM   #6
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bobbyz wrote:
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I put a split image focusing screen in my 7D, problem solved.
How do you take action shots with split screen?
You can still use it the same as before, and autofocus is not affected. I dont do a lot of action stuff, often I just prefocus. The microprism ring around the split image part is really easy to use quickly. The standard matte screen is useless to me, very hard to see focus.
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I like to take Macro photos while bushwalking - carrying and setting up a tripod isn't practical - even if I can stop the camera moving, the breeze still moves the subject.

Hence I will find focus bracketing useful.
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tmoreau wrote:
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You can still use it the same as before, and autofocus is not affected. I dont do a lot of action stuff, often I just prefocus. The microprism ring around the split image part is really easy to use quickly. The standard matte screen is useless to me, very hard to see focus.

Was it hard to install, I was looking into one of those but I don't have a camera yet and that seems like it would void the warranty?
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