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Re: the 60mm f2.8 macro my thoughts

I have been back to this issue after Amatuer photographer last night at work which had a good bit about using Livebulb or livetime.

I also read a bit about how to set up a Canon for wildlife and it finally explained back button focus in a way I understood.

So having now set my E-M1 to back button focus that is I have set AEL lock function to Mode 3 for S-AF

Page 102 here

This works for me in a way that I can work with. I am just getting used to but I managed to get it to work predictably but I would like faster MF.

This means that the AF will not work when I press the shutter button half way which was really frustrating me when I pushed the button to set the lens to 1:1 focus and any touch the shutter had it adjusting focus. It now only focuses when I push the AEL AFL button then I can move to adjust the focus and then shoot. I also set the shutter to priority realease so I do not need the camera to think it has found focus so I am now much happier with the lens.
OMD E-M1 OMD E-M5II MMF3 12-40 pro 12-50 EZ 14-42 EZ 9-18 f4.0 -5.6 40 -150f4-f5.6 R 60mm f2.8 macro Sigma 105 f2.8 macro Holga 60mm plastic Holga pinhole lens lens and a XZ-1 Olympus - 35 SP Trip 35 Pen EEs OM2sp

I nice view does not mean a good photograph. My FLickr

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