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Forum: Olympus E-3 7th May 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
Re: Auto-focus on E3

I don't think I've come across this, and I use LV a lot (especially indoors), sometimes at higher ISOs. Where is this warning? perhaps I've just missed it.

Rens
Forum: Olympus E-3 11th April 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
Re: Auto-focus on E3

I did indeed use the live view manual focus. Maybe I focused too quickly, but the AF was better for just one of four sets of pictures.

Live view also offers the histogram, which I use a lot.
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Forum: Olympus E-3 11th April 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
Re: Auto-focus on E3

All more or less true except for the emergencies bit. By treating LV this way you lose the option of interesting perspectives in many situations.

And I personally take most of my business pics in...
Forum: Olympus E-3 10th April 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
Re: Auto-focus on E3

I think you'll find the metering isn't fixed, but you can recompose with the focus fixed even in live view. I do this regularly.

I also find I can hold the camera at least as steadily at waist...
Forum: Olympus E-3 10th April 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
Re: Auto-focus on E3

Hi Olyflyer, sorry, I've been busy and didn't get round to this.

I see there's another unhappy E3 owner on dpreiview with focus issues. Even if it turns out he's not using the AF properly...
Forum: Olympus E-3 23rd March 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
Re: Auto-focus on E3

OlyFlyer says:


"A lot of people refuse to admit that the E-3 is indeed having some global problems with the AF. It is a nice camera but there are some improvements need to be made. I really hope...
Forum: Olympus E-3 20th March 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
I also use single spot focus

(usually but not always the centre one), with small sensitivity selected.

It seems to be the subject that can give the camera problems rather than me. I would never describe myself as an expert,...
Forum: Olympus E-3 20th March 2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,104
Posted By Rens
Auto-focus on E3

Overall I’m really happy with my E3. I like using it and am getting my best ever pictures.
I wouldn’t buy a DSLR without articulating live view, so for the last two years I used a Sony R1. Used to...
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