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Old September 23rd, 2008, 10:08 PM   #1
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EX1 Auto Focus Question

Is the EX1 adjusting the Auto Focus based on what's only in the small rectangular in the middle of the image? Can that rectangular be adjusted?

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Old September 24th, 2008, 01:33 AM   #2
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Yes, pretty much... You can't select your AF points like in your fav. DSLR.

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Old September 24th, 2008, 02:09 AM   #3
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This is one reason the auto focus on the EX1 can't be relied upon for critical focusing... often I find it locking onto something behind the subject, and even if the subject is in the middle for some reason it seems to sometimes wander back to a background object. But the more I get comfortable with manual focus, the more I prefer it anyway. I haven't done the firmware upgrade yet... I've read from some folks that it also includes an improvement in the auto focus.
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