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kshapero Gold Member Nikonian since 29th Jan 2006Wed 09-Feb-11 07:29 PM
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"Live view focus handheld issues"


South Florida, US
          

Sorry for my ignorance, but does Live view focus really work on an everyday basis like a P&S camera or a Sony NEX if I wish to? Can someone give me some real life examples of using Live view focus handheld?

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Akiva S.
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kuzzy Silver Member Nikonian since 12th Dec 2005Thu 10-Feb-11 11:36 PM
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Milford, US
          

I have never really used P&S camera's very much but I would say to you that yes, the D7000 in live view, handheld works just fine. I do not know what shooting like that will do to the number of pictures you can get from a single charge of the battery. Since I have only taken about a dozen pictures like that I really do not have any "real life examples". I can tell you that my experience focus was very sharp although slower, like a point and shoot.

Marc
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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Fri 11-Feb-11 11:57 PM
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Hi Akiva,

Live view will work the same way as a P&S camera. That said the results hand held will likely not be as good as using the viewfinder.
The reason being that the D7000 with even the 18-55mm is significantly larger and heavier than a P&S and therefore much harder to hold steady a foot or two out in front of you.
Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!

Best Regards,
Marty

  

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