Odd G1X MK2 focusing quirk

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GaryJP
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Re: Odd G1X MK2 focusing quirk
In reply to jonrobertp, 2 months ago

jonrobertp wrote:

GaryJP wrote:

mcslsk wrote:

Sorry, changing the size of the AF box does not work as a fix in low light/contrast situations

This was not what I suggested, but I am habitually using the smaller focus area.

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But if there isn't a lot of contrast and one uses a larger area to af on, wouldn't that increase the chance of locking on ? I have found it so on other cams.

It may be. I haven't really experimented that much on the new camera because it has mostly been going okay for me. However, I found with the original G1 X I generally got faster and more accurate focus with the smaller square.

You may have a point though. I should try varying it again.

I use the "magnify focus point" setting too, so that if it seems to lock on, but is just a little out, I can do a quick manual adjustment.

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