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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II The second Micro Four Thirds camera that offers phase detect focusing so you can use Four Thirds DSLR lenses normally as well a Micro Four Thirds lenses.

 
 
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Focus point indication during playback

I am struggling to get any shots in focus when using C-AF and I suspect that I am failing to get the AF point accurately on the chosen subject when I press the shutter button. I thought I would see if I could confirm that was happening by looking at the focus point indication during playback.

Continually pressing the Info button cycles through various screens on the LCD, one of which shows a small green rectangle on the focusing point on the frame which was selected. However, many of the frames do not have the green rectangle and I am not sure why that is. Does that mean that the camera was not properly focused when I took the shot or is there another reason?

The green rectangles were rarely on top of the chosen subject, so I seems that my techique is very poor or there is a technical issue with my camera or the setup used. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what is happening?

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