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Old March 17th, 2004, 02:36 PM   #1
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Wide angle lenses & focus

Does using a wide angle lens on the trv-950 mean I can't use the one-touch auto focus function? Or does it depend on the lens?
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Old March 17th, 2004, 05:10 PM   #2
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You know, I don't think I've ever tried that with the WA, however I have shot using the glidecam and autofocus engaged. Seemed to work perfectly (.45x Titanium WA lens). However one nice thing about a very wide lens like that is extreme depth of field, therefore not a lot of need to move focus off infinity.
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Old March 22nd, 2004, 12:55 AM   #3
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The one-touch focus button works whatever you've placed in front of your lens Maureen, as it rapidly homes in on the greatest contrast situation. Use it. I find it's the best way to have autofocus work for you as you remain in the manual focus mode. I just wish that Push Auto button was bigger though.

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Old March 22nd, 2004, 08:23 AM   #4
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The touch screen is also a way to pull focus (assuming the 950 shares this feature with the PDX-10). It seems to work well for this, however it's rather slow to respond.
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