SX50: IS and FAL (Framing Assist Lock)

Started Nov 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
Augustin Man
Augustin Man Veteran Member • Posts: 7,368
Re: SX50: IS and FAL (Framing Assist Lock)

MarioV wrote:

I think I have discovered the use for Framing Assist - Lock.

When indoors, in low light, try to use maximum zoom, particularly 100x. I believe you will consistently get a clearer focus when using FAL.

I'd be interested in everyone's findings.

Don't know what to say... I tested it now, and from five images each, the best without FAL was better than the best with FAL. Here:

Deployment: target is the small thermometer just under the lamp

With FAL

Without FAL

All the best,


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