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06-03-2009, 09:29 AM   #1
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Face Detection?

Does the new K-7 have face detection?

Does ANY DSLR have FACE DETECTION through the eyepiece, WITHOUT having to resort to live view?

Also, can the K-7 AUTO-FOCUS and keep focus on the FACE, without having to press the "re-focus" button and having the mirror, etc. do it's thing?

I have the K20D, and the live view is impossible to use with moving subjects, and I have to refocus several times which takes forever, if you forget to re-focus and just snap away, your photos are blurry in live view!

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06-03-2009, 09:32 AM   #2
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Yes it does (quite easy to find this by looking at the specs).

face detection is only possible by analysing the whole image from the live view.

EVIL cameras can have this feature because their viewfinders are electronic and show the live view in the viewfinder.

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