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I am in the very fortunate position of having just bought one of the fast diminishing stock of 500mm lenses. There is a bit in the manual which I don't understand.
Perhaps someone could help.
Under 'Focus preset' it says
'While turning the playback ring to the left or right, press the shutter button completely'
In a sidebar on the right hand side of the page it says-
'When turning the playback ring, keep your finger away from the shutter button.'
these two statements seem contradictory. I'm probably being dim. Could someone please help.
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Canon never did have the best English translations.
Hopefully someone with experience of that lens will be able to help you.
is this of any use?
That's exactly how I thought it worked, and it seemed to work but I just didn't understand what the manual was trying to tell me. I think it has something to do with the exposure. I must read it again more carefully.
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