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
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
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 " ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S70 Digital Camera
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I make photos of my oil paintings - placing the painting on the floor and shooting down. The "auto focus" will not focus on some paintings and the photos are blurry. I have tried all settings tn "Manual" mode plus using the other shooting mode. Some paintings just will not be in focus! Any help will be most gratefully appreciated. Ken B.
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S70 Macro Focus Problem?
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Lumix tz3 Please turn camera off and then on again" as soon as camera is switched on. I Can view any menu, or read SD card, but cannot take any pictures. If I turn on in a picture taking mode it starts to focus and then the message appears, when I turn it off the lens does not close. If I turn on in playback mode, it works fine, if I turn it off from playback mode, then the lens closes. Basically, any picture taking mode triggers the error message. Solution?
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Focus malfunction I have been shooting with my D70 for a little over a year now with absolutely no problems. I shot with it last weekend with no problems. However, yesterady when I took my camera out to use it I realized that my autofocus single area option won't let me change from one focus area point to another. It is stuck on the center focus area. Even stranger when I tested the autofocus on the closest subject mode it is capable of locking on each of the five focus points. Does anybody know
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In auto focus mode the lese seems to "hunt" and won't focus
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