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04-27-2016, 03:48 PM   #1
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How to use catch in focus?

Can any body help me to use catch in focus...

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Thanks adam for yor reply... I used my old mf lens... I made cif active but when i focus on something and press the button the camera takes the pic... Does,t wait for the subject to come in the area... May be i misunderstood something... What could i,ve been doing wrong....
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I have to cancel the AF button, under the Button Customization menu and set the Shutter button half press to On.

I'm using a K-5

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QuoteOriginally posted by Bikash Quote
Thanks adam for yor reply... I used my old mf lens... I made cif active but when i focus on something and press the button the camera takes the pic... Does,t wait for the subject to come in the area... May be i misunderstood something... What could i,ve been doing wrong....
Is the camera in AF mode, specifically AF.S in focus priority? What body are you using?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Bikash Quote
Does,t wait for the subject to come in the area.
Is something/anything ALREADY in focus in the frame when you push the button?

You should be focused on a point where there's nothing in focus - just waiting for the planned target to be 'ambushed' when it appears as the first thing to be 'seen' at that focus point.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
Is the camera in AF mode, specifically AF.S in focus priority? What body are you using?
I,m using k3 and is in AF.S...

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QuoteOriginally posted by pacerr Quote
Is something/anything ALREADY in focus in the frame when you push the button?

You should be focused on a point where there's nothing in focus - just waiting for the planned target to be 'ambushed' when it appears as the first thing to be 'seen' at that focus point.
Oh well thanks.... May be thats the problem.... I,ll try if i can manage with your idea... Hope it works...
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I use a lot of manual-focus only lenses on my K-5.

If you are using a manual focus lens, I recommend turning off AF. CiF won't allow the shutter to activate unless something is in focus, and if you are using center focus, that object has to be in the center of the frame.

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