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mpapke Registered since 30th Mar 2011
Wed 05-Oct-11 12:25 AM

Hi guys, I don't know if this has been discussed or not but does anyone else have front and back focus issues with their D7000. It does it when I try to focus on a precise point on a smaller subject sometimes and other times it is right on. I first noticed it with my Nikon 17-55mm 2.8 so I thought maybe it was the lens that had the problem, But the I noticed my other lenses would do the same thing occasionally. I know the d7000 has Af fine tune and when it does it with it off I turn it on and after playing with it I get it to work well. The thing is I have to change the setting with every different subject even on the same lens which is a real pain. I always shoot with fine tune off until I have a problem because if I leave it on all the time that can screw with my pictures too. Does this sound like a lens problem or a camera problem. The lenses I have, and yes it has done it with all of them to some degree, are: Nikon 17-55mm 2.8, Tokina 11-16mm 2.8, tamron 70-300(the newest one) Sigma 150-500mm, and Sigma 150mm macro non os which I rented. Any info will be much appreciated. Thanks.

These were taken with the Sigma 150mm macro. In both I put the focus point on the nose area. The first shot with fine tune off notice the nose is soft and the body is sharp. the second with fine tune on is the way it should be.

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