Do film cameras front or back focus?
#1. "RE: Do film cameras front or back focus?" | In response to Reply # 0gpoole Nikonian since 14th Feb 2004Wed 01-Sep-10 01:18 PM
IMO front/back focus was a "problem" with film too. The advent of digital and pixel peeping just made it more evident.
I don't see how it would not exist with film. For Nikon the lenses and AF systems were the same in both the top end film bodies and the digital bodies. For example my F6 and the D2X both use the CAM 2000 AF system and any lens that works with the F6 will also work on the D2X.
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#2. "RE: Do film cameras front or back focus?" | In response to Reply # 0briantilley Nikonian since 26th Jan 2003Wed 01-Sep-10 01:30 PM
The way Nikon SLR's control the focusing movements of a lens has not changed with the introduction of digital cameras. Back-focus is no more likely now than it was previously.
But... the capabilities of digital capture encourage more detailed examination of images, which makes it easier to spot any problems which do exist, and easier to imagine problems which do not...