DPreview Review of Fuji X100

Miserere miserere at gmail.com
Tue May 17 12:53:16 EDT 2011


On 17 May 2011 12:50, Boris Liberman <boris71 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Miserere <miserere at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am not a soccer mum and I love face detection.
>
> I am not a soccer mum either and I don't care for face detection...
> Kind of "anonymous alcoholic" statement, you know...
>
> I don't think that my K-5 is doing too good with all of its AF points.
> So I configured it to use only 5 of them - the cross pattern with the
> central point, well, in the center. And I find that I often go to
> center point only mode. This hasn't been happening with any of my
> previous Pentax cameras. In LV mode it does have the face detection
> but I turned it off. It is confusing if it/I have to choose from more
> than one face in the frame, you know.

I didn't find the K-5's face-detection to work as well as that on the
mirrorless cameras I've used it on. I suspect LiveView AF was not at
the top of the priorities list of the K-5 team.

> And consider, Miserere, I am somewhat a geek and I like gizmos...

It's OK, Boris, you're amongst friends here  :-)


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