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E-PL2 Eye Detect?

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by bbq797, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. bbq797

    bbq797 Mu-43 Regular

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    Jan 7, 2011
    Has anyone gotten this to work? I have yet to see it focus on anyone's eye. I wasn't sure if this was just a gimmick or not. It would be nice though, if it actually worked.

    I snapped a few quick shots of my kids--not quiet as sharp as I thought they would be (granted, the camera was only on IA, haven't had much time to tinker w/settings). What has been anyone else's experience w/shots of people? Esp. trying to focus on fast moving kids.

    Thanks.
     
  2. OPSSam

    OPSSam Mu-43 Regular

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    Dec 18, 2010
    NC
    I works through face detect focus(so that must be turned on). You will see the normal white box when you have a face detected. When you go to focus a green box appears around the eye indicating it has a focus lock on the eye. That's all there is to that feature.
     
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  3. bbq797

    bbq797 Mu-43 Regular

    42
    Jan 7, 2011
    Thanks, will check it out again.