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every little thing is gonna be alright | by Simutis [nancy]
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every little thing is gonna be alright

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Live view, tripod mode. I am now familiar with the difference between phase-detection and contract-detection AF (the latter is used by the d700 during tripod mode, and achieves greater contrast). It does take a bit longer to autofocus this way.


I rarely shoot using live view, but there's some pretty cool stuff it does. For instance, I can move the focal point closer to the edge of the frame in tripod mode, which is pretty handy. It also has a leveling feature, and it gets the mirror out of the way, which further minimizes camera shake. (pp. 90 - 100, D700 User's Manual)


Thanks to Shannon for the title today! xoxo

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Taken on March 3, 2010