A&P Is there a way to faster AF in complete darkness?

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  1. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    af assist light on a flash :dunno:
     
  3. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    light your subject, focus, lock focus, turn off light, recompose. :dunno:
     
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    they work wonders (within the flashes range).
     
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    Also try focusing at the edges of objects if you don't have an AF assist lap or any sort. The camera looks for contrast. The camera will lock onto the edge of a dark face against a light background. You won't always nail focus with this method however (more likely you'll focus on their ears, but it's better than not being able to lock focus at all).
     
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    st-e2
    external flash with IR
    faster glass
     
  7. SenenCito

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    Af assist in a flash, as mentioned and quality glass

    a Nikon 17-55 will help focus a lot faster than a tamron 17-50
     
  8. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    o rly?
     
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    af-s > cheap screw drive focus

    I should know I own a tamron anf af-s 2.8 lenses
     
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    flashlight.
     
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    pitty it has no af :hs:
     
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    have your assistant hold a flash light on the subject.
     
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    Isn't it?
     

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