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briantilley

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"RE: noise, upgrade?"

briantilley Gold Member Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 26th Jan 2003
Fri 28-Dec-12 07:13 PM

>That's clear nowe. Except: what is "VF"? Visual
>focus? = manual focus?

Viewfinder (I suspect).

>Recall that i was the f/1.8 35 mm, so i was getting full
>aperture for focus acquisition if I had been using AF. But I
>was using manual focus. Is it true that in manual focus, the
>lens does NOT go to max aperture during focussing?

No, that is not true. The lens always stays at its maximum aperture (f/1.8 in this case) until you fully depress the shutter release to take the picture - at that instant it closes down to the selected aperture. That's the same whatever focus method you're using.

Brian
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