> >>I tried a -20 lens adjustment and it was not enough to >correct >>the backfocus. > >Wow! That sounds crazy. How critical are your focusing >parameters ? >You would expect a certain amount of focus leeway would be >inherant through depth of field. I appreciate lens type and >exposure settings f stop values would differ. but not being >able to sharpen things up all the way back to -20 sounds >pretty extreme. If a third camera body doesnt correct I would >deffo look for the problem elsewhere. >I must admit I have had no such issues with my D7000. I >thought I had focus problems during some macro shots, but even >though I was in good light with a fairly fast shutter speed. >It turned out to be nothing more than camera shake, catches us >all out when we least expect it. >Maybe its best to rely less on the technology and opt for >manual focusing when things get critical. All the modern >gizmos are great but they do lean towards a point and shoot >mind set. I really hope your third time lucky, I know I would >be pretty frustrated. >Very best of luck to you. It would be nice if I could focus every picture manually but unfortunately many of my pictures require auto focusing.