How accurate should I expect AF on a 35mm 1.8 to be?

Started Feb 27, 2014 | Discussions thread
NForeman
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Re: How accurate should I expect AF on a 35mm 1.8 to be?
In reply to Nexu1, Feb 27, 2014

Nexu1 wrote:

Were you pretty close to the light you were trying to focus on? It looks like you were unless you cropped significantly.

If you think about it, if the camera is angled down, the light bulb is above the railing by 2-3-4", and you're pretty close, the plane of focus is going to be at the bulb AND several inches in front of the green cord on the railing (not right below the bulb where the green cords are).

Yes, I was just into the focus range.

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