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Worth going back

By wvbarnes    
Tried again this morning for a Common Hawker in flight.

I have C1 on my G9 pre-set at F8 1/2000th second with a 34 point diamond central af area. I'm having most success with AFS and back button. it's quicker than CAF despite recent improvements in firmware. The killer feature though is a custom near focus over ride button from firmware 2.0 It is the best telephoto feature ever added to a camera for a telephoto user. I'm amazed it gets so little publicity.

Tags: Wildlife and nature Common hawker dragonfly

Voters: mike9005, bobpaige1, OverthehillPhil and 20 more

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Ted447 Plus
8 216 1 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2020 1:16PM
Great capture I have just bought the G9 how do you get the settings you mention. Cheers Ted.
wvbarnes 3 3 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2020 1:37PM
CSpanner on menu then operation then Function Button set. I use FN16 for Near FN18 for Far bias. This was introduced in Firmware 2.0 and is in notes at end of revised handbook you can download along with firmware. The Custom buttons can save whatever you currently have. Loads of help for newcomers on Lumix Experience site by Damien https://lumixexperience.panasonic.co.uk/learn/expert-advice/
lil48 10 25
13 Sep 2020 3:28PM
Fantastic capture, freeze frame and colour. Lilian
13 Sep 2020 4:41PM
A beautiful close-up of this dragonfly and very interesting information in the description.
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2020 8:04PM
A beautiful shot
Ju

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