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Old 9th July 2012
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Re: Focus Point

Originally Posted by StephenL View Post
To be picky, I'm not sure that this alters the size of the "focus point" at all. After all, the focus point is just that - a point. It will always be in the centre of the box, no matter what size the box is. You cannot adjust the position of that point within the constraints of any of the fixed-size 35 squares, or AF Targets as Olympus calls them (p44/45 of the manual).

What it does do is allows you to aim with more accuracy.
Originally Posted by andym View Post
Tend to agree with you Stephen.In my mind the focus box is square ,the box you see after magnifying and setting to x14 is oblong which I think is just showing the magnified size.
Thanks, I'll have to investigate that further, but it seems to select the birds in the branches better.
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