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Subject: [Leica] potential focus issues
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 11:24:40 -0600
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My DSLR is Olympus, not Canon, so this may not be applicable, but I have 
found that my lens has a difficult time finding proper focus when shooting 
in low light situations.  Were your experiences in low light or in properly 
illuminated settings?

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Elizabeth Reid" <elizabeth at>
To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
Sent: Thursday, March 05, 2009 11:15 AM
Subject: [Leica] potential focus issues

> The Barkeep bought me a wonderful new lens for Christmas this year,  the 
> Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8. I've been playing with it in the intervening  time, 
> although not as much as I would like to (I'm currently somewhat  busy 
> dealing with wrapping up my thesis, and other scholarly  endeavors). 
> However, when I do use it I seem to be having some trouble  getting my 
> camera to focus properly (I'm using a Canon 30D). I'm not  entirely sure 
> that it isn't in my head, but I don't think it is. Do  any of you 
> knowledgeable folk have any advice for me about:
> 1. How to test the focusing mechanism in a way that will make it clear 
> whether the fault is the camera/lens combo, or if I'm doing something 
> wrong, or even just imagining it.
> 2. If it is the camera/lens combo, what might I do to fix it (or even 
> what is causing it).
> thanks!
> Elizabeth
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