Olympus OM-D E-M1 low light auto focus performance

Started 7 months ago | Questions thread
Bob Tullis
Forum ProPosts: 26,092Gear list
Like?
Re: Olympus OM-D E-M1 low light auto focus performance
In reply to msnremea1, 7 months ago

I don't think there's anything wrong there. I have better results when I'm on the street or in the park at night, where there's contrast to focus on though in the dark. Your examples are challenging ones - . . . in the house I'll focus/recompose as certain areas lack contrast or enough light compared to the surroundings. But I have to say when I put an AF on the E-M1 in my relatively dark apt, I have no focus problems (but I don't bother focusing on anything that doesn't exhibit ample contrast, such that box logo in shadow in the middle of a dark room).

Focus on this model is very good in general, but there are situations with all of these cameras where focus will fail.

-- hide signature --

...Bob, NYC
http://www.bobtullis.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bobtullis/
.
"Well, sometimes the magic works. . . Sometimes, it doesn't." - Chief Dan George, Little Big Man
.

 Bob Tullis's gear list:Bob Tullis's gear list
Olympus E-M1 Olympus M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm 1:4.8-6.7 II Rokinon 7.5mm 1:3.5 UMC Fisheye CS Voigtlander Nokton 17.5mm F0.95 Aspherical Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 +18 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow