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focus in and out video ep3

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by cmk325i, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. cmk325i

    cmk325i Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 19, 2011
    Hey guys so i took some video at a wedding and the subject i was shooting kept making the camera jump in and out of focus . i know one fix and manually focus. are there any other options?

    this is the video i noticed it on

    [ame=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGXJ3inPEtA]speech time - YouTube[/ame]
    at about 2:30 u can really notice it
  2. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    that's just the camera trying to keep focus. Is there a way to switch to manual focus during recording? Once you were locked on, switching to manual would have kept the focus where it was. Even if people move back slightly into and out of the focal plane, it's not as distracting as having the whole picture adjust whole the camera racks through the focal range.
  3. cmk325i

    cmk325i Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 19, 2011
    just grabbed the camera looks like i can switch to manual and also there is a motion track setting to keeps subject in focus if it moves
    thanks for the help
  4. Sammyboy

    Sammyboy m43 Pro

    Oct 26, 2010
    Steeler Country
    Did you have face detection on? Did you use C-AF+TR?
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  5. ripleys baby

    ripleys baby Part time philistine

    Aug 10, 2011
    My G3 and Oly XZ-1 do that also. The only way to be sure is go manual.
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