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Why is fine focus adjustment sometimes necessary on DSLRs? [duplicate]

Many DSLRs have a "fine focus adjustment" option, stored in the camera per lens. Why is it that some lenses need this? Why do some lenses not project a focused image onto the sensor when the camera ...
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How do I diagnose the source of focus problem in a camera?

Probably a novice question, but how do I correctly diagnose from a photo for what reason that camera wasn't able to focus properly? It can be any 1 of the following Unsteady hand Lens issue Metering ...
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Why am I getting blurry images with a Sigma 35mm Art and Canon EOS 77D?

I recently got the Canon EOS 77D and the Sigma 35mm Art 1.4 I notice in my pictures stuff where i'm a little distance away I comes out blurry. My setting on here were ISO 800 f/1.4 1/160sec I do know ...
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How can I fix back/front focus on my Canon 50mm F/1.8 STM lens?

I have a Canon EOS 1200D body with a bunch of lenses. A while back, I acquired the new Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM lens, and started noticing that the images were soft. After a bit of experimenting, I found ...
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Why do my studio shoots usually end up fuzzy? [closed]

I have been into photography for about a year now. I am very grateful I can use a studio of the local photographer here. Together we have build a cyclorama wall and the photo shoots are going pretty ...
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Focus issues in a Nikon 24-70 f/2.8 lens

I have a Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 (without VR) and the pictures taken with it are not sharp and crisp as I think they should be. I use it with a Nikon D7200 that works perfectly with a Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 ...
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What is pixel peeping and why do some people say should I avoid it?

What is pixel peeping? Is there a benefit in doing it? What do I have to keep in mind when I peep my pixels?
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How does autofocus micro adjustment (AFMA) really work?

One of my answers was edited to include autofocus micro adjustment (AFMA) as a camera choosing criterion. The edit linked to another answer explaining the AFMA more. My understanding of autofocus is ...
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How do Canon's EF 35mm ƒ/2 and EF 35mm ƒ/2 IS USM lenses differ?

What's the difference between the Canon EF 35mm f/2 lens that was available in 2008, and the EF 35mm f/2 IS USM lens now available, apart from the £200 extra price difference?
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What changes occur within a camera or lens when a focus point is manually selected?

I cannot find a question answering the mechanism of auto-focus point selection and there seem to be no articles that describe it either-from my searching. Canon and Nikon DSLRs to my knowledge don't ...
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AF tune first time help

I've purchased a second hand Nikon D810 and have recently started discovering a few focus problems. Since i shoot alot of theatre and things get printed big quite alot, having things with precise ...