Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/08/27

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Subject: [Leica] LeiCanon focus confirmation??
From: simonpj at (Simon PJ)
Date: Sat Aug 27 06:32:53 2005

Thanks Nathan. That's what I thought - but it's hard to be absolutely sure
that something is NOT possible with a camera like that 1Ds, given all of the
endless button, dial and menu combinations that are possible!

On 27/8/05 1:33 pm, "Nathan Wajsman" <> wrote:

> Simon,
> I only have a 20D, not a 1-series Canon, but I am pretty sure that they
> all behave the same--meaning that with a Leica lens+adapter, the camera
> does not even recognise that a lens is mounted on it. So no focus
> confirmation or anything of that sort; but you can shoot in aperture
> priority mode, since the camera's meter continues to function and will
> simply measure whatever light comes through the lens.
> Nathan
> Simon PJ wrote:
>> As far as I can work out, the 1Ds autofocus system is disabled when the
>> Leica lens is mounted, meaning that focus confirmation is not available. 
>> Is
>> that right? Is there an autofocus setting that will still give focus
>> confirmation with the Leica lenses via the red focusing screen autofocus
>> point indicators?
>> Thanks,
>> Simon.
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