Why I use SAF+M with EM-5

Started Jan 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Brian Wadie
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Re: Why I use SAF+M with EM-5
In reply to Drewpy, Jan 27, 2013

yes sorry, maybe I should have been clearer but I've got in the habit of calling it that.

No, I don't find MF focus assist helps me, I have the body set so that a tap of the Fn2 button gives me a 10X mag smaller focus box and a double tap takes me into focus assist anyway, so its there if I need it

In this case it was as I described, a quick AF for approximate focus then a small turn of the MF ring for accurate final focus on the eye with the EVF is set to high refresh rate

Here's  a little Kingfisher I shot using the same technique on the same walk. Its a long way off and a lot ssmaller so the 100% crop is not so good

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