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12-23-2012, 07:45 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by NotSteve Quote
Focus peaking makes up for the lower resolution of the display, makes it very easy to see what will be in focus.
Yes, exactly.
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The Ricoh GXR has it too but I don't know if it came before or after the Sony's.

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While it's not dramatic, I find it very effective on the fisheye lens which is manual focus. Despite having a very short throw and a fixed aperture of 5.6, it still needs to be focused properly, same as any other lens.
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I just love focus peaking. Every camera that I will buy from now must have it otherwise it's a deal-breaker
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QuoteOriginally posted by DominicVII Quote
this is just another laughable gimmick from Sony
I agreed that the Focus Peaking on my Q is not very useful. That said, I also own a Sony NEX-5n, and Sony's implementation of focus peaking is excellent; I use it all the time with manual lenses on my NEX. Park of the problem with the Pentax version is the highlights don't stand out enough. With Sony's version you can choose a color for the highlights and they really show up when set to red or yellow.
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I tried it on the Q10. Again the in-focus highlights were barely visible. A missed opportunity - hopefully they can fix it with a firmware update.

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