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kenjifujiwara

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kenjifujiwara Registered since 17th Oct 2012
Mon 31-Dec-12 07:50 AM

>All of the pix were taken from a solid tripod.
>
>The really frustrating part of the "softness" is in
>the pic of the goldfinch. Had it been in sharp focus, I think
>it would have been a magnificent picture. (Note that it is a
>cropped picture. For the full picture to be displayed on my
>monitor, it would be reduced to 25% of full size - as were the
>last eight pictures.
>
>Now, here's a wonder question. I was trying to get a good
>picture showing the problem to send to Nikon along with the
>camera. The birds weren't cooperationg so I decided to take a
>picture of the feeder. It has lots of dark horizontal and
>vertical lines to focus on (the distance is 15 feet and the
>lens is at 200mm). While I was waiting, I started fooling with
>the diopter adjustment and carefully adjusted its focus on the
>cage of the feeder. Then I shot some pix and when I checked,
>they seemed considerably sharper than before. (Flowers taken
>at 2 feet didn't seem to benefit that much from this
>adjustment)
> had
>I saw a diagram of the mirrors and sensors in another model of
>Nikon (D90, I think) and it showed the focusing sensor on the
>bottom of the camera and the picture sensor (the
>"film") on the back. Is it possible that the
>focusing sensor on the 5100 is on the top, after the diopter
>adjustment? Does anyone know of a site that s has a diagram of
>the internal layout of the 5100?

I don't think diopter has anything to do with auto-focus,.

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