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09-28-2016, 07:59 PM   #1
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QS-1 Focus Point

Hello...I just bought a new QS-1 and have been thoroughly enjoying it. I wonder if someone out there might know of a way to more rapidly move the focus point cursor around. The only trick I know of is to press the green button to center it, but it's still dreadfully slow to move from the center to an edge. It would seem like there'd be a way to speed this up, but the manual doesn't mention anything, nor does a Google search yield any suggestions.

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QuoteOriginally posted by lagerhead Quote
Hello...I just bought a new QS-1 and have been thoroughly enjoying it. I wonder if someone out there might know of a way to more rapidly move the focus point cursor around. The only trick I know of is to press the green button to center it, but it's still dreadfully slow to move from the center to an edge. It would seem like there'd be a way to speed this up, but the manual doesn't mention anything, nor does a Google search yield any suggestions.

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Dennis
Instead of using SEL, you can set it to multi-point auto mode, which also lets you select a 1x1 focus point, but you'll be able to move it around much faster.

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The way I use AF with my Q7 (and original Q) is to set it in track mode. Set the focus where you want and recompose. The focus point will stay locked on your subject while you reframe the shot.
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Thank you Adam and Carl for your quick responses!! I'll be shooting with my QS1 tomorrow as well as my K3...I'll practice the methods you've suggested. Thank you again....
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Thank you...

Thank you Adam and Carl for your quick responses!! I'll be shooting with the QS1 and my K3 tomorrow morning and will practice the methods you've suggested.

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