First 20 D shots, infrared samples

Started Feb 7, 2005 | Discussions thread
andrew_rs Forum Member • Posts: 66
Re: Too bad, but ...

Chris ™ wrote:

... maybe it works to use a tungsten spot light as a focus assist
light for IR?
That might not work in landscapes, but with such close-ups, where
focus problems are clearer visible.

I doubt that more light would help. I did get a focus confirm beep during my tests, and, as you can see, the AF doesn't get it right. I might try a similar test in bright sunlight. However, I'm not holding my breath that the results will be any better.

Like I said before, I have no problem focusing manually, especially on lens that have a red dot. I'm just happy that I'll be able to take some usable IR pictures with the 10D

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