Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
11-12-2010, 11:31 AM   #1
Inactive Account




Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 20
MF Lens assist on the K5??

Does the K5 have a lens focus assist in Live View where the image is magnified to help focus critically?????

Thanks.

Martin

11-12-2010, 11:39 AM   #2
Inactive Account




Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Michigan, USA
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 7,485
Yes, you can zoom in on the display while focusing, even better, you can choose the area you zoom in On (useful if fixed to a tripod). It's a little tricky however because the more you zoom, the less resolution you have to work with. I actually find it better to trust my eye in the viewfinder and use the AF confirm beep to set focus with manual lenses. YMMV.

Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, dslr, focus, k-5, k-5 ii, k-5 iis, k5, lens, mf lens, pentax k-5
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
When will K5 use its AF Assist Light? Kill-K Pentax K-5 4 11-04-2010 04:44 PM
How well does K-7 AF assist work? GeneV Pentax DSLR Discussion 4 07-28-2010 05:43 PM
AF assist lamp alwilliams Pentax DSLR Discussion 5 02-16-2010 08:21 AM
remote assist 3 brianeady Pentax DSLR Discussion 1 11-28-2007 03:48 PM
K10D AF assist? Reps Pentax DSLR Discussion 3 11-29-2006 03:58 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:26 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top