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10-08-2015, 11:20 PM - 1 Like   #16
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Yep. Front focus. The third shot in the original post demonstrated that fairly clearly.

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QuoteOriginally posted by naomi.mavro Quote
The test: first picture is without LiveView and the second is with....
did you made your own conclusion?
I think it is now proven that your lens can be sharp @ 70mm. Now you have to decide what you want to do:
1. leave as is and either focus at a different point a bit further away,
2. leave as is and use LiveView to focus
3. correct for the front focus using in body AF adjustment and risking that all the other focal lengths of the FA* 28-70 are going wrong... but maybe they will not, i would try it and see what i could get.

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Is the service a solution for this problem?
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You've a K3, so download the manual and follow the instructions for AF adjustment. This won't affect your other lenses.

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I agree, it's easily corrected with in camera AF adjustment, but it's still a nasty case compared to more modern lenses. It's interesting how the digital age has driven up the quality control on these types of issues.
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You've a K3, so download the manual and follow the instructions for AF adjustment. This won't affect your other lenses.
I have tried to correct it with fine adjustments from the camera but is too much so it makes really no difference... I will take the lens to the service and see what they can do about it ....Thank you all for your insights
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I have tried to correct it with fine adjustments from the camera but is too much so it makes really no difference... I will take the lens to the service and see what they can do about it ....Thank you all for your insights
Consider leaving the body also into service.

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Consider leaving the body also into service.

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I asked about this matter but the guy from service told me that is not necessary to leave the camera, just the lens for approx. a week.

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