Crooked photos - bad skill or focus screen alignment?

Started Aug 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
Phil
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In reply to PhotoKhan, Aug 2, 2012

PhotoKhan wrote:

...and by controlled conditions I mean:

1. Put the camera on a tripod.

2. Aim it at a scene with parallel and/or perpendicular set of lines.

3. Focus using LV, with the help of the in-built grid.

4. Take a shot of the viewfinder, using another camera and, next, get the picture of the scene with the 5DIII.

5. If a discrepancy is demonstrated, send both files to Canon.

PK

I think now that the 5D has built in precise electronic level, I believe control starts with setting up level with it and the subject could be a carpenters level or a still body of water.

I don't have a 5DMKIII to play with I'll do a 7D test and see what I get.

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