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Focus Peaking – Manual Focus Made Quick & Easy

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Focus peaking is a form of manual focusing aid found on most modern Interchangeable Lens Cameras, and some compact cameras as well. It works by overlaying a colored outline around (or over) the areas of the image that are in sharp focus, making it easy to see what part of the image is in focus.

While focus peaking has been available on video cameras for quite a long time, it is only in recent years that it has made its way over to still cameras. Although the addition of focus peaking to still cameras came about because the introduction of decent video capabilities to these cameras, focus peaking is actually very useful for still photography as well.

Focus Peaking - Manual Focus Made Quick & Easy

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August 2nd, 2015 at 8:36 pm

How to use Manual Focus

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In the previous article we looked at examples of when you might want to use manual focus instead of autofocus. In this article we'll cover how you can focus manually, with some tips to help you make sure that your focus is accurate.

Focus switch on a Canon lens

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