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Setting Sharpness At 0 To Better Detect Out of Focus Areas
« on: October 02, 2012, 07:42:25 PM »
I think I read this somewhere one time that some people set their cameras to 0 for sharpness to make it easier to tell if the shot is actually in focus or not on the LCD. Similar to how you get a focussing screen without the tiny micro lenses which make it look sharper than it really is. Is there any weight to this at all? Of course in post you can set it to whatever you actually want.
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Setting Sharpness At 0 To Better Detect Out of Focus Areas
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Re: Setting Sharpness At 0 To Better Detect Out of Focus Areas
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 07:48:35 PM »
I think I read this somewhere one time that some people set their cameras to 0 for sharpness to make it easier to tell if the shot is actually in focus or not on the LCD. Similar to how you get a focussing screen without the tiny micro lenses which make it look sharper than it really is. Is there any weight to this at all? Of course in post you can set it to whatever you actually want.
Never heard that one.  I use 5X or 10X and live view and am pretty confident in the focus adjustment.  However, except for special conditions, I have never been able to focus more accurately than a properly adjusted AF system.
I think that my vision might not be as good as some.

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Re: Setting Sharpness At 0 To Better Detect Out of Focus Areas
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 07:48:35 PM »