Zone and hyperfocal focusing with FE lenses

Started Feb 17, 2014 | Questions thread
Miki Nemeth
OP Miki Nemeth Senior Member • Posts: 1,445
A7 displays the actual focus distance when turning the focus ring on E-mount lenses

spacemn wrote:

It [the A7] will show a slider with the focus distance when you manual focus native lenses. This is very cool and you also can see when you are actually focusing to infinity.

Hi MN, you are totally right. I apologize for the misinformation; I should have checked before writing silly things. As far as I know this is unique to Sony; no other mirrorless camera (Nikon 1, micro 4/3) displays the actual focus distance; I hope, this time I am not mistaken.

The only thing I should do is to keep an information sheet in my camera bag with a table shoing the most important zone/hyperfocal ranges/distances for the apertures and focal lengths I use.

Thank You, Miki

PS: Your gallery contains a number of gorgeous images, especially this one

Are you from a Maghreb country?

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