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04-18-2012, 02:59 PM   #31
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Have u tried to use the catch-in-focus feature? It turns the Samyang into a pseudo-AF lens.
See here: https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-beginners-corner-q/146443-manual-f...we-afraid.html
I need to. I got a diopter adjustment for my viewfinder and have had good luck since then with other MF lenses, occassionally resorting to magnifying the LV. I haven't really used CiF before so the primer that you cited will be helpful to get started, thanks.

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I need to. I got a diopter adjustment for my viewfinder and have had good luck since then with other MF lenses, occassionally resorting to magnifying the LV. I haven't really used CiF before so the primer that you cited will be helpful to get started, thanks.
You'll be surprised to see how much it compensates for the lack of AF. The hard part with MF is to decide when to press the shutter, not using one's hand to rotate the focus ring. It takes time and good vision to make that decision. Catch-in-focus transfers this task to the camera.

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