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Manual focus lens on a 5100

DavidN4

Johns Creek, US
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"RE: Manual focus lens on a 5100"

DavidN4 Silver Member Nikonian since 09th Nov 2011
Tue 26-Jun-12 12:15 PM | edited Tue 26-Jun-12 12:16 PM by DavidN4

>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.

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