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Old 23rd June 2019
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Re: Honestly, do you like autofocus?

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Originally Posted by Naughty Nigel View Post
What puzzles me is that I used the same image in the Nostalgia Nexus thread a few weeks back and nobody mentioned anything about it being blue. Somebody did mention that it had a 'cross processed look about it' but I think that was more about the range of colours which I felt had an almost prehistoric feel about it.


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I can easily put my 12 ~ 40 mm zoom into manual focus mode by pushing the focusing ring forward, but the mechanical action is heavy and nowhere near as pleasant to use as a proper manual focus OM lens.
Nigel, I would have commented had I seen the picture in the Nostalgia section but its not a section I visit.

I find the manual focus ring on my 12-100 somewhat annoying as it occasionally catches me out. Id prefer a simple switch like the existing IS on/off switch.
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