Pentax K5 LV Focus

Started Jan 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
DPNick
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Re: Pentax K5 LV Focus
In reply to Catbells, Jan 25, 2012

This behaviour is consistent with my K5: tripod-mounted, contrast detect, the LV shots are not quite as well-focused as phase detect. Focus is achieved very quickly, and I suspect a higher tolerance for "in focus" compared to phase detect.

I discovered this while taking various near/far shots with all lenses to determine optimal AF fine adjustment settings, and I used LV contrast detect as a standard, assuming it to be the sharpest image, which it was not.

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