Do you often wonder how cool it would be to use a gorgeous vintage lens on a modern camera? Are you confused by the lack of autofocus? But there is a simple solution that greatly simplifies manual focus. Digital cameras are equipped with several assistive tools for manual focusing, which make it easier to identify a sharp object. Everyone has long known the Live View display and the relative newcomer to Focus Peaking. Here they are – these two monsters in solving your focus “problem”.
Peak Focus (Focus Peaking) is a technology that helps during manual focus. It real-time displays in clear color clear areas of the image.
Until recently, it was a tool for videographers, since it was far from many consumer cameras. Peak focus is currently built into most new cameras, and there are ways to turn it on on older camera models.
This feature is great for quickly confirming focus when shooting on the go and checking when shooting in situations where it may be difficult for you to determine the focus – for example, in bright daylight or when working with uncomfortable camera positions. This is an important advantage of the system and the most useful.
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