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12-31-2010, 06:47 PM   #1
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Strange Rear-End focus problem with my K-5

Went to a volleybal game and got the strangest problem, with the AF I have not yet read about here. Everytime I wanted to focus on the ball my K-5 just got this strange rear-end AF problem.



Have a very nice and photographic 2011

12-31-2010, 06:52 PM   #2
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Nah....I've had the same problem with my K20D....has more to do with my right eye than the camera. You can correct it by shooting a guys game......my eye never malfunctioned a time when I did that.
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QuoteOriginally posted by RonHendriks1966 Quote
Went to a volleybal game and got the strangest problem, with the AF I have not yet read about here. Everytime I wanted to focus on the ball my K-5 just got this strange rear-end AF problem.



Have a very nice and photographic 2011

I actually get front end focus problems as well
12-31-2010, 08:08 PM   #4
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Got a belly chuckle out of this. Nice work!

12-31-2010, 10:42 PM   #5
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Finally somebody who understand AF in Pentax. AF in Pentax dont try to just focus , it focus like any human will do
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Haaa ! La Hollande et ses paysages...
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You make me worry. All the focus issues I will get late spring, and summertime...
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That actually does look a little BF. The girl on the right's shirt looks more in focus that the middle girl's rear...
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Definitely no good on the beaches here on the sunny Gold Coast in Australia. Damn. Have to look for a different body then. Those ones in the pic look good. What brand are they.
06-03-2012, 01:59 PM   #11
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Well the first picture isn't visable anymore, but now my K-5 Silver suffors from the the same defective AF. It just makes it's own descision's and focusses on things I really don't want to see:



Transavia is a Dutch low cost carrier and the slogan says: "it makes you happy" they where cheerleading at the EC Beachvolleybal and a professional dancingteam from Malaga Spain.

Should I send my K-5 Silver in for repair?
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Yes Ron I see what you mean, I can't see a ball insight.

I may have to book a flight to see if my K-5 reacts in the same manner. Its a shame when things just don't go right..

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Ron, if it keeps on doing this I don't think you will have any problem selling it!

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Ron, if it keeps on doing this I don't think you will have any problem selling it!

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So you think I should sell it because it's broken. Bummer I love that shiney thing so much
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Crikey!!, Looking back, I did, infact a similar problem when doing some photos of some Roses, not sure what can be done about it. we may just have to live with it.
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