E-P3 can focus in the dark - and fast!

Discussion in 'Olympus' started by wolfie, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. wolfie

    wolfie Veteran

    Sep 19, 2010
    If you wanted to know if the fast AF was just a daylight trick, this video is fairly convincing I think. Note the exposure value is ISO 3200, f2, 1/5 second - so it is genuinely low light level.:cool:

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  2. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Pretty impressive. Not sure what lens he/she was using though. There is a 2nd video with the EP3 with the mZD14-150. Very fast AF too. Faster than the mZD14-150 on my GH2.
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  3. wolfie

    wolfie Veteran

    Sep 19, 2010
    Suspect the new 12mm lens

    given that the f2 aperture on the screen. My Pentax K7 would be racking back & forth in better lighting that that inside the house.

    It bodes well that this AF system is a good all rounder, and proves an AF light can make all the difference!
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  4. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Can't wait to see what you end up with - photographically speaking!