Question: I come from an autofocus camera background. What is the best way to get good focus on an M camera?
The M9 works the same way as any rangefinder camera, the central patch in the viewfinder is your focusing tool.
It is important to look through the viewfinder in the optical axis. Looking into the camera skewed will result in inaccurate focus.
The first thing to do is to ascertain that you can see the rangefinder patch properly. A correct match between the ran
Question: There are spots on my images, especially at small apertures.
This is sensor dirt. All digital cameras with interchangable lenses have this problem, but an M9 is particularly prone, because there is no mirror as extra barrier and the lack of an AA filter makes the dirt more visible.
One should prevent dust from entering the camera as much as possible. There are a number of strategies.
1. Avoid changing lenses more than necessary.
2. Change lenses in as much of a dust-free
I understand that my grip on the camera is important for keeping the camera steady for slow shutterspeeds. How do I hold my camera properly?
There is of course a variation in users' ability to handhold slow shutter speeds, as there is individual variation in the steadiness of people's hands, but holding the camera correctly should enable anyone to shoot at speeds of 1/15 or even much slower with a 35 mm lens.
1. Hold out the left hand like you are begging (not h
Hi all.. I have a new M which shows odd mosaic effects on certain scenes with close vertical lines (Railings etc.) in them.. they look like 'Greek Keys' in differing colours..
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There are actually two related things going on here.
The orange/cyan barberpole stripes are color moiré, caused by the lighter spaces between the railings or other fin