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D7100: AF focuses on background a lot?


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unclemikey

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"RE: D7100: AF focuses on background a lot?"

unclemikey Platinum Member Nikonian since 29th Apr 2013
Fri 03-May-13 11:25 PM

>JosephK: Yeah, I was thinking of that. See here:
>http://web.mit.edu/~xsdg/www/stuff/d7100-focus/
>
>(Is there any good way to link to the images _without_ having
>the forum auto-load the images? I'd like to make them easier
>to click, but don't want folks' browsers pulling down 16MB of
>images automatically)
>
>In 0929, I had a left focus point squarely on the white shirt
>guy, and the camera focused on the background. I figured
>"oh, hmm, must not be enough contrast. That's
>weird." Then I saw the guy with the detail-laden shirt
>walking toward me and figured I'd try the shot again.
>"His shirt has a _ton_ of detail, so it can't miss"
>I figured. But I was wrong. Focused on the background
>_again_. And I was chimping between those two shots, so it's
>not like it was locked onto the background during the entire
>period.
>
From what you say, I'm wondering if there is something amiss with your particular camera? mb

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