D300 AF Fine Tune Feature examples

Started Nov 22, 2007 | Discussions thread
Sal Baker Forum Pro • Posts: 11,416
Re: Questionable thoughts on AF FT...

nawknai wrote:

Basically, you're going to do an adjustment because you want the
lesser of 2 evils. I wouldn't care if my 105 mm VR macro lens
couldn't focus well at infinity. I don't use it to take landscapes.

However, my Tokina 12-24 mm NEEDS to be able to focus at infinity
(assuming the adjustments can be made AND saved in the D300). It
also needs to focus at moderate distances, but not close up.

Just look at how you use your lenses.

Wouldn't it be a better idea to send the faulty lens back to Nikon for proper calibration? Even the manual says that the use of the fine-tune feature is not recommended.

It's hard to believe that one can't expect the zoom to be in focus at diferent focal lengths.

Sal

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