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GX1 Focus Button Sensitivity

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by zahatron, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. zahatron

    zahatron New to Mu-43

    9
    Oct 27, 2011
    Hello,

    Is there a way to adjust the sensitivity
    of the shutter button to focus?

    Seems like I have to push harder to focus,
    and 9 times out of 10 it'll take a photo
    when my intention is to focus.
     
  2. stingx

    stingx Mu-43 Veteran

    347
    Aug 10, 2012
    Weird, NJ
    Hugh Douche
    Sounds like it's broken. I do not have to push very hard at all to focus.
     
  3. zahatron

    zahatron New to Mu-43

    9
    Oct 27, 2011
    Thanks.

    How much would something like this cost to fix?
     
  4. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    609
    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
    rpamparo
    when did you get yours? you might want to check the warranty coverage first.
     
  5. stingx

    stingx Mu-43 Veteran

    347
    Aug 10, 2012
    Weird, NJ
    Hugh Douche
    Re-reading this I can't help but wonder if you are too close to what you want to photo and the focus beep will not happen and then you just push too hard and snap the shot.
     
  6. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    609
    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
    rpamparo
    but if it's not in focus-lock, it will not let you take a shot though
     
  7. arad85

    arad85 Mu-43 Veteran

    477
    Aug 16, 2012
    You can set it so it will... Custom->Focus Priority
     
  8. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    609
    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
    rpamparo
    Yes, you are correct. I actually didn't know that, so thanks. Although I can't think of a time when to use this especially if you want AF.

    I guess we can ask the OP to check that particular setting as well.
     
  9. arad85

    arad85 Mu-43 Veteran

    477
    Aug 16, 2012
    Normally used with something like birds in flight where you want to rattle off a number of shots quickly where you'd rather have a guesstimate of the correct rather than the camera spending time checking it is in focus.
     
  10. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    609
    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
    rpamparo
    interesting. i would probably just set to MF to the hyperfocal distance if that's my case. different strokes for different folks ... it's good to know the alternatives, though