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02-15-2010, 03:17 PM   #1
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AF assist lamp

Is it possible to use the flash as a AF assist lamp even when you are not wanting to use the flash for the actual shot? (K10D)

Any other advice for low light focusing?

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Adam


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Of course. Raise flash for focus assistant strobes, then push it down to take a shot. The light is kind of frightening though, my dog just runs away whenever the flash is on.
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each flash i know: sigma, metz, pentax has such feature....
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Yeap just switch to SB mode and it'll act as a illuminator.

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I might be wrong, but I guess we're talking the built-in flash, not an external one. Except for cyy47's reply, I don't think there is a solution (I have never found it for my K10D).
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QuoteOriginally posted by sterretje Quote
I might be wrong, but I guess we're talking the built-in flash, not an external one. Except for cyy47's reply, I don't think there is a solution (I have never found it for my K10D).
Solution? Well, upgrade to k7 will give you green built-in AF assist lamp.
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