How do I keep E1 iii focus point to ONE point

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gary0319 Veteran Member • Posts: 8,259
Re: How do I keep E1 iii focus point to ONE point

Maria_H wrote:

Hi Isabel

Not sure what went wrong for you here in the first place. When I moved up from the mark II to mark III, I was used to the back, top right hand corner button being the one to change the focusing points. On the mark III it is set to ISO. As I largely use auto-ISO, I have customised this button to be set to change between focusing points again. It's now a quick and easy way to change them - simply touch the button and use the front dial, as required.

Additionally, I have different initial focusing points set up in C1 to C4 - a quick and easy way to change to a whole new and known set of parameters. I think one of the issues is that the camera is just too customisable - and additionally some functions change or move between models. Everyone uses the camera differently, so there is no right or wrong way to set it up - but it can be very confusing if it's not working as expected and you're not sure what has changed.

Good luck!


I was  Day1 purchaser of the E-M1 III. I immediately proceeded to set it up to mimic the setting on my E-M1 was a waste of time. After trying to get things right with the E-M1 III, where there was little information available in those early days,  I finally started seeking out information on how to set up the E-M1 X. Things got better.

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