Dracula's Castle

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AF is slower in LiveView because it is using a different focusing method (contrast detection) than when you are composing in the viewfinder (phase detection). Phase detection is faster. Why it is "slow" (using PhaseDetection) could be one of many things: AF Area mode: closest-subject focusing takes longer for the camera to figure out than single point. ...


I have observed the same, I have also observed in the past that it's very hard to accurately judge focus on a live lcd without specific focus aid features like focus peaking or zoom. My assumption therefore is that the camera's minimum focus distance is enough to make the subject look superficially in focus but not to qualify as a lock for the AF system. ...

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