autofocus

Will the iPhone 13’s insane camera specs kill off ‘proper’ cameras?

Sep 15, 2021
Alex Baker

Apple announced the launch of the new iPhone 13 range yesterday, and its camera is a real game-changer, particularly for videographers. With new features such…

This is how Canon shooters got autofocus 40 years ago and it still works today

Sep 2, 2021
John Aldred

Canon might have the edge in autofocus today, with dual-pixel AF (and quad-pixel rumoured to be on the way… eventually) and possibly even beating out…

This hilarious musical parody describes Panasonic autofocus pretty accurately

Aug 18, 2021
John Aldred

As somebody who owns five Panasonic cameras specifically for shooting video, I’ve learned to never rely on the autofocus from any of them and just…

Rumour: Panasonic actually going to give the GH6 Phase Detect autofocus

Jun 23, 2021
John Aldred

Well, this is a bit of a surprise if true. Panasonic has long shunned other autofocus systems in favour of its proprietary “Depth from defocus”…

Mirrorless autofocus is Useless, unless…

May 26, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the major benefits of mirrorless cameras is improved autofocus. 100% coverage and 5000 autofocus points. So, are all images you make will the…

Capitol riot found and arrested thanks to his girlfriend’s Instagram and facial recognition

Apr 25, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

The attack on the US Capitol happened on 6 January, but photos, videos, and news are still surfacing. Over 400 people have been arrested so…

Canon planning to replace focus rings with touch panels on the lens?

Mar 19, 2021
John Aldred

Canon has filed a pretty interesting looking patent at the Japan Patent Office. I’m not entirely sure how I feel about it yet, but it…

A new patent suggests Canon’s eye-controlled focus may be coming back

Feb 19, 2021
John Aldred

For those who hear about the fact that Canon used to have 35mm SLRs with eye-controlled AF, but have never had the opportunity to try…

Manual vs Auto vs Back Button focus – Which should you use for landscapes?

Feb 11, 2021
John Aldred

I see people banging on about Back Button Focus in Facebook groups almost every day, extolling the virtues and benefits it offers for portrait photography….

Canon patents a Dual Pixel AF Back-side Illuminated sensor (finally)

Dec 10, 2020
John Aldred

It’s taken a while for Canon to jump on the whole BSI train, although the company appears to have filed a patent in for what…