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05-15-2012, 08:01 PM   #1
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Pentax K-x autofocus in dark lighting

Question: If you are in a relatively low light situation and want to be able to use the flash for focus assist only (not exposure), is there any way to do so?

05-15-2012, 08:23 PM   #2
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Yes, ensure you are in AF-S. Raise the flash. Half press to focus: the flash will strobe until focus is locked. Keep half pressing once focus is locked and close the flash. Take your picture.
05-15-2012, 09:30 PM   #3
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What gebco said. It works well.

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