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billgreen Registered since 14th Oct 2010
Thu 14-Oct-10 03:26 PM

Just got a D3100 with 16-85mm Nikkor. So far still imaging has been awesome but the video, specifically the focusing is giving me fits. No matter what mode I use the focus seems like it is always searching or just stops (doesn't focus). I've been used to taking video with cheap point n shoot cameras with no issues at all. i never heard the camera focusing, images were always in focus. Now, with the D3100:

1)I hear the focus mechanism in the video
2)When I change subject distance the camera doesn't refocus easily, sometimes not at all. doesn't matter which focus mode I use.

In short, I am disappointed in the video function so far. Am I doing something wrong? Any suggestions?