‘Revolutionary’ Dual Pixel AF Explained

‘Revolutionary’ Dual Pixel AF Explained

Dual Pixel CMOS AF will change —High Image Quality” the basic assumptions about Digital SLRs
Canon USA has posted a PDF explaining the “revolutionary” Dual Pixel AF technology.

Introduction
This is not just a new technology. It is a revolution that will significantly expand the possibilities of DSLR cameras.

  • “The correct way to take photos is by looking through an optical viewfinder and shooting”
  • “Live View is a subsidiary function, inferior to the optical viewfinder”
  • “The DSLR’s movie mode is so difficult, as to be usable only by a professional”

Dual Pixel CMOS AF is a new technology that will cast aside these assumptions. The entire surface of the sensor is lined with pixels composed of two photodiodes each, and the image plane phase-difference detection AF focuses using the phase-difference of the two parallax images.

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