How accurate is focus peaking - OMD 1 mkii

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Re: How accurate is focus peaking - OMD 1 mkii

El Jeffe wrote:

Focus peaking on any camera does not indicate focus. It emphasizes edge contrast which helps us estimate focus. A red outline around a persons head does not mean the eyes will be sharp. To accurately find your critical focus point it should be done with aperture wide open.

OK, thanks El Jeffe,

That helps... but how would this work in practice, say with the 12-100mm f4 taking a landscape shot in manual mode?

Not sure how to find the crucial focus point - or if now I should use focus peaking?

Appreciate your help.

Cheers
Chumby

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