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Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« on: October 18, 2013, 03:56:43 PM »
Hi Guys,

Sorry if this has been discussed before but after using a focus peaking feature on my Fuji camera's I really would enjoy this feature with my 5D3 and Zeiss lenses.  It really makes manuallly focusing so much easier IMO. 

I would imagine that Magic Lantern has offered this but wondered if anyone is using ML on a regular basis with a 5D3 for stills and what do you/they think of it.

Thanks again,
Markoe
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Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« on: October 18, 2013, 03:56:43 PM »

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Re: Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2013, 08:08:28 PM »
i havent used it on the 5d3 but used it alot on the eos M with ML alpha and it is really great
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Re: Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2013, 11:01:19 PM »
I keep intending to try it, but never find the time.  Maybe next year :)

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Re: Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2013, 06:10:41 AM »
I tried the first alpha of ML for focus peaking for a bit. It was confusing - some spots close up and some further away were highlighted and I had to assess where most of the red dots were and it stressed me out as it took a long time so I gave up. Waiting for the next release of ML with dual ISO and hopefully for 1.2.1 and not 1.1.3 :)

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Re: Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2013, 06:25:39 AM »
Focus peaking is awesome, but this feature really needs a state of the art EVF to be truly useful.

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Re: Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2013, 06:39:47 AM »
Focus peaking is awesome, but this feature really needs a state of the art EVF to be truly useful.
In the first alpha it was shown in live view. I wanted it for video...

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Re: Focus Peaking for Canon 5D3
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2013, 06:39:47 AM »