Monthly Archives: September 2011

D5100 KAP Live view Autofocus

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I dare say this is one of the politest classic RTFM answers I’ve ever had but it doesn’t change the very poor tolerance of the live view auto-focus to movement!

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D5100 Live view, Auto-Focus & KAP

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More experiments reveal more autofocus failures with the camera in Live view, a google search for  ‘D5100 live view autofocus’  points straight at the problem: “Like the D5000, the Nikon D5100 has only one type of autofocus method in Live … Continue reading

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DSLR KAP: Auto focus modes and the moving camera

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I have just returned from another disappointing flight which produced far too many blurred shots like the image on the left. The camera doesn’t do this when it’s in my hand so it must be the big movements when the … Continue reading

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DSLR KAP solving the shutter release.

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After a flight of more than 3 hours duration over an ‘easy’ target (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bblakecambridge/6147138957/)  with different permutations of exposure control ( auto-focus, manual focus fixed to infinity, shutter priority, aperture priority, AF area mode, fixed ISO, PL filter on/off etc.) … Continue reading

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DSLR KAP… getting there

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I have replaced the camera, replaced the lens, replaced the suspension method, replaced the tilt stage, upped the ISO+ shutter speed.. and this is what I get! It’s been a bit of a wait to get decent wind and light … Continue reading

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