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12-11-2009, 07:29 PM   #1
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K-7 Horizon correction.

When I have the horizon correction or auto-leveling on (not sure which one it is) and shoot in continuous-high, does anybody else also see that some of their shots get crooked due to the previous shot?

For example, when you shoot in continuous-high, it shoots very fast and sometimes it flicks the sensor; and because the mirror is flapping too fast, it causes it to flick the sensor for the next shot. The next shot becomes crooked since the sensor doesn't have enough time to re-level due to the previous shot that flicked it.

Does turning off horizon correction and auto-leveling stop the sensor from being too sensitive to flicking from the high speed of the mirror? I could actually feel the mirror through my hands when shooting in continuous high, it seems like the sensor is maybe being flicked around inside.

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12-11-2009, 10:42 PM   #2
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I'm wondering why anyone would do this....
12-11-2009, 11:41 PM   #3
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I switch off Horizon correction when shooting in Drive mode.
I'm pretty sure the level correction function can't really keep up with the camera movements at 3 or 4 shots per second.
Not much of an issue, I just use the Horizon Level indicator to help keep my shots level.

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