Use 580EX flash to help focusing?

Started Oct 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
AOKH Senior Member • Posts: 2,675
Re: Use 580EX flash to help focusing?

zalle wrote:

On my 5DMKII I find that in very low light the lenses hunt for focus (50mm 1.4 + 85mm 1.8). I don't want to use flash, but will the red focus beam improve focus speed and accuracy? Switching the flash off and keeping the beam active?

Anyone using this?


Agree with Apewithacamera. I do it occasionally as well, with very good results.

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Regards. Anders

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