*** This Week through YOUR m43 2013.04.01 ***

Started Apr 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
G1Houston
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Re: Focusing
In reply to Chez Wimpy, Apr 3, 2013

Chez Wimpy wrote:

G1Houston wrote:

Try face-detection next time.

I have... but I find face-detection on rapid acquisition candids with multiple targets a sure-fire way to miss the "decisive moment."  It is mostly useful for me holding the camera at odd (one-handed outstretched) angles with standard-WA lenses, or for telephoto on static staged shots.  Otherwise, even the touch-to-shoot feature on the EM5 gets me a better hit rate.

I think Panasonic's implementation of the face detection seems better.  Even with my GH1, it is right on target, and I was able to track my son running between water columns streaming from the ground.  With the E-PL5 is not always that spots on, and sometimes it detects odd objects (e.g., part of a plant) as face.  Not sure about the EM5 though.

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