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06-20-2008, 10:19 AM   #1
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K100D Focus hunt with DA16-45

Perhaps I have my camera settings wrong, but am having really bad issues with my lens whizzing in/out. I am not trying to focus on blue sky. I'm selecting objects that should have enough contrast.

Doesn't seem to happen with the kit lens.

06-20-2008, 10:32 AM   #2
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hmm did you just get this lens? mine is noisy but not usually hunt, even under indoor tungsten light.
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Mine will hunt at the very widest angle or with very low contrast subjects. What focal length and lighting conditions are you shooting in>
06-20-2008, 07:10 PM   #4
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No problem for me, may double check but it will lock most of the time, even in low light. I don't call it hunt because for me the term may imply not getting a focus.

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Rene

06-23-2008, 03:37 PM   #5
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It's wierd. I just took it out into my backyard and no issues, even pointed at partly cloudy skies. No issues.

But last week, scenes like these drove the lens batty.



06-23-2008, 04:27 PM   #6
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Maybe contact cleaning help in this situation
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I'd suspect the electrical contacts as well - and next time you get the hunt, try re-mounting the lens.
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