Testing AF points on my D800 with 85mm f1.4G

Started Apr 23, 2012 | Discussions thread
Marc Heijligers
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Re: Testing AF points on my D800 with 85mm f1.4G
In reply to Lance B, Apr 24, 2012

Lance B wrote:

I do not want to get into any heated or protracted discussions about other people's abilities with regards to AF on their D800. I posted these shots to indicate that there are D800's that do not have focus issues as I think these demonstrate.

I did the same test with my 85mm/1.4G with the same findings as you. Later, I also tested with my 14-24 and 24-70. When close to the subject, no or only small deviations, but when I stepped to say > 1.5m from the subjects, the AF problems on the left focus point became very apparent.

I would be interested to know if you also checked focus accuracy at larger distances, and with other lenses? I'm curious to see if people come to different conclusions because their test conditions differ. It at least had impact for my own tests.

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