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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G

Autofocus — Nikon D3s Building Distant

I shot two frames here while sitting in my car, the best kind of shooting if you can manage it! Not so great for composition, but one stays warm and out of the wind.

One frame was shot with autofocus, the other with Live View contrast-detect AF. Focus was on the barred window as shown below.

This is typical autofocus misbehavior for my sample of the 24/1.4G. I’d say that 90% of the ad-hoc shots I took show this kind of front-focus issue.

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