#7. "RE: Manual focus lens on a 5100" In response to In response to 5 Tue 26-Jun-12 12:16 PM by DavidN4
Johns Creek, US
>How well does the D5100 focus manually? I see it has a >rangefinder function which should be helpful. >Akiva S.
The viewfinder is small and hard to MF through except in excellent light. Liveview has a zoom function that can help you get sharp MF, but to really MF you should tether to a laptop by using software such as ControlMyNikon. That is much, much easier.