Focus Peaking on EM1

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by jamgam, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. jamgam

    jamgam Mu-43 Regular

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    Dec 27, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    Jamie
    Ok. I've got the manual in front of me and I've been googling but I can't figure out how to set this focus peaking up. I've seen it in youtube videos and I went through the menu and turned on the MF assist

    Menu -> Custom MEnu -> AF/MF -> MF Assist -> On

    I've got the olympus 17mm lens on the camera and I set the Aperture at 1.8. When I focus manually I don't see anything on the live view or in the view finder

    What am I missing? I know it's probably easy and stupid

    Thanks
     
  2. gr8Shot

    gr8Shot Mu-43 Regular

    99
    Nov 13, 2013
  3. jamgam

    jamgam Mu-43 Regular

    27
    Dec 27, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    Jamie
    Well, if I assign a button to do the peaking I get the highlighting. I thought it was supposed to do it automatically

    And yes, I left out the Peaking option in my Menu. It's the same
     
  4. cueball

    cueball Mu-43 Regular

    56
    Aug 5, 2013
    Oklahoma
    Not sure if Oly changed their methods with the E-M1, but on my E-P5 it must be assigned to a button before it'll kick on.