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12-05-2014, 01:30 AM   #1
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Q's CAF

Is it just my Q, or is the Q's Continuous AF tracking virtually useless indoors?

I've tried, well, granted it was dark, a bowling place, but I found the CAF unable to follow the movement. I promptly switched back to center focus after that.

12-05-2014, 01:36 AM   #2
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Are you using the latest firmware update?
But yes, generally, CD AF tracking AF is not known for being very good
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QuoteOriginally posted by Na Horuk Quote
Are you using the latest firmware update?
But yes, generally, CD AF tracking AF is not known for being very good

Yes, both lens and body are updated to the latest. But I don't think I'll try the little Q using CAF again. Anyway, the DOF of that camera is so thick that the center-recompose technique should not result to any obvious mis-focus.

I'll check later if the Q7 has improved in that area.
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I honestly don't know why they even include that as an AF option. The functionality has been the same since the day it was launched in the Q/K-01.


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12-05-2014, 09:39 AM   #5
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I use it often on the Q when I'm actually using a Q lens (usually am adapting something). Focus on what I want, and then recompose and it stays on the object. I've never tried with with actual moving objects, just me moving the camera around...
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QuoteOriginally posted by vonBaloney Quote
I use it often on the Q when I'm actually using a Q lens (usually am adapting something). Focus on what I want, and then recompose and it stays on the object. I've never tried with with actual moving objects, just me moving the camera around...
Yeah, I do similar, I also use it for kids and animals-all the slower moving variety. I find it reasonably successful and quite useful.
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