What's the noise inside FZ1000?

Started Jul 30, 2014 | Discussions thread
kkardster Veteran Member • Posts: 9,424
Re: Quick AF?

privateman wrote:

As far as I see there is no mode available for the camera's autofocus to work without pressing the shutter button.

However I'll try that switch once again.

The QuickAF option forces the camera into a continuous AF mode that is intended to keep the focus near the actual so when you press the shutter any focus travel should be at a minimum, if needed. It doesn't mean that you don't need to press the shutter to focus - just that it should be reasonably close already when you do. Coupling QuickAF - which has been available on previous FZ models - with the new DFD focus technology should provide for some seriously quick AF.

With the FZ150/200 I find that QuickAF works best when the camera is fairly stable and held up to the eye, but less so when pulling the camera up to the eye for a quick snap as QuickAF would have been focusing where the camera was pointed at rest rather than towards/near the desired subject.

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