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D7100: AF focuses on background a lot?


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doppler_fto Registered since 23rd Mar 2013
Mon 13-May-13 12:47 AM

Great question. Which leads to an unsatisfying answer: I'm really confused.

Now that I'm home, I tried replicating a behavior that was obvious yesterday, and now it's not happening. It feels like there's some relevant variable that I'm missing.

Anyway, I'll keep trying to repro and then answer your question. Part of what's so confusing is that the whole thing seems to behave so inconsistently. If it were just back-focusing, or just focusing on the background or (be still, my beating heart) just working properly, it'd be pretty straightforward to figure out what's going on. Instead, it appears to be some combination of the behaviors.

nrothschild: your question definitely touches on consistency, and I'm sorry I haven't been able to answer it yet. I'm only just getting time to go through photos (including the ones from yesterday's shoot, as well as the ones you mentioned). Definitely on my list, though, because I'm really confused.

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