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Old Sep 25, 2013, 6:45 PM   #1
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Default AF postions on FZ-150 slider

Hi,
There are three positions on this slider... AF, AF macro, and MF. Is there any difference in the camera's ability wrt to the two AF positions?
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Old Sep 25, 2013, 7:04 PM   #2
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Well... I can't say I've noticed any difference- with both settings allowing close focus in PASM. Maybe it makes a difference at different focal lengths... though given that in iA no flick of the switch is necessary.....!
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Old Sep 26, 2013, 7:09 PM   #3
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G'day John

Overall there doesn't appear to be - tho there are times when in the 1,5 to 3m zone the camera does a quicker focus when using over about 12x zoom

I have ours set to AFm all the time

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Old Sep 28, 2013, 4:22 PM   #4
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Thanks guys,
I suspected as much, but wanted confirmation.
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Old Sep 29, 2013, 7:13 PM   #5
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Hi,
I did some experimenting this afternoon, taking pictures of a honey bee on a flower, and found that "with high zoom" the 'macro AF' setting focuses when closer to the subject than the 'AF' setting. With no zoom, both settings seem to focus at the same distance.
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