Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S70 Digital Camera ?

S70 'Pan-Focus' Mode

\015 Anyone figured out how the 'Pan-Focus' mode works yet?\015\012\015\012Assume it locks focus into infinity at the far end, but what's the focus setting for the near end? Is it fixed or auto focus when the subject is close? If auto, what are the near focus range limits? Sony didn't say much about this in the manual.\015\012\015\012Or am I totally misunderstanding the intent of this mode, which is a strong possibility! :)\015\012Thanks in advance.\015\012\015\012/steve\015

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Panfocus mode on the F505 appears to convert the lens to a fixed-focus design,\015\012\015\012(everything in reason is always in focus) presumably by stopping down, and perhaps by doing other lens adjustments.\015\012\015\012So "panfocus" must mean "the whole world is always in focus", instead of "quickly focus as you pan", as at least one reviewer has misinterpreted it. This feature is very handy for a couple of reasons. First it eliminates the autofocus\015\012delay, cutting the shooting time down to just the shutter release delay. And\015\012second, it allows for shooting in total darkness, since the image is always in\015\012focus.
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S70 'Pan-Focus' Mode


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