Lately I am not happy with the overall images and would like to know if there is a specific way for me to try and use the Auto Fine tune feature to dial in the gear better. The only time I need AF Fine Tune is with the occasional off-brand lens, or the very odd sample of older AF lens from the 1980s. a Sigma 40mm/f1.4, there may not be a spot in the Nikon lens DB to store the info, since Nikon doesn't have a 40mm f1.4. I thought the AF fine tune feature was designed to work with Nikon glass only. I have just got the Nikon D500 and wanted to try out the AF fine tune on my main lens a new 80-400mm vrii lens. Most non-Nikon lenses from Tamron, Tokina, Quantaray, Sigma and anyone other than Nikon may not autofocus at all on the D5100. I thought that was the whole reason why Sigma and Tamron developed their own firmware/tuning dock. Update: Per my post further below, Nikon auto AF fine tune is missing the last two steps in the process it attempts to use. hmmm, I guess you learn something new everyday! So i assume the problem is the mirror/AF-plane? I tried the AF Fine Tune, but nothing seems to work. Explanation: In this menu you can fine tune the autofocus to let it focus consistently on a slightly shorter or longer distance. A target to focus on; a ruler or other measuring device It also has the Auto Fine Tune that allows you to set the Fine Tune on Nikon Lenses for a given focal length and range using Live View's more accurate focusing. A place to discuss and showcase images created with the magnificent Nikon D300. In the following video, John Greengo shows us how to recalibrate on a Nikon D810 using the AF fine tune feature. Shopdei Mesaje: 5 Membru din: Mie Noi 23, 2016 9:21 am. If i AF in LiveView, it's razor-sharp. to the Group * * Frequently Asked Questions * Useful Links : - Nikon Digitutor for D300 - Nikon Speedlight Virtual Demo - AF Fine Tune Test Charts - Printable & Non-Printable D300 Manuals - D300 Firmware Update 1.10 - … no option to fine tune Auto focus Nikon D5100 vs Nikon D5300 : Physical Specs and Body features Comparison Size and weight is a big decision factor when you … to 9 ft. 10 in.) Hi, I tried the auto AF tune on a 50mm f1.4D and it worked well and gave consistent results. AF Fine Tune. Enables you to shoot in low-light without a flash, for more natural-looking images. If yes, just say so - if there are enough requests we could point Nikon to this thread. Here's my understanding. D5100 AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm VR Kit. The auto Fine Tune helps a lot. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft. 8 in. Nikon cameras recognize Nikkor lenses and many third party lenses, and are able store AF fine-tune settings for up to 12 different lenses. Note that fine-tuning values are stored by lens name (focal length and maximum aperture) and that only one value can be stored per name, although values recorded with teleconverters attached are saved separately. Thread starter Thegreatroberto; Start date Nov 2, 2013; T. Thegreatroberto. de Dimitriyus » Lun Dec 05, 2016 5:23 pm . AF fine tune - petition to Nikon Dec 17, 2009 Would you like to have AF fine tune feature added to your camera? Apparently the auto AF fine tune feature uses the first number it matches with the focus attained via Live View AF. Tips: Avoid this menu! Nikon D5100 has external dimensions of 128 x 97 x 79 mm (5.04 x 3.82 x 3.11″) and weighs 560 g (1.23 lb / 19.75 oz) (including batteries). Dimitriyus Mesaje: 105 Membru din: Dum Dec 28, 2014 8:41 am. A group to discuss the Nikon D700. No brand debates (technical comparisons ok) 4. Much of that involves vast over-simplifications. Messages 695 Name Robert Edit My Images No Nov 2, 2013 #1 Fine tuned all my lenes over the past few days using the Dottune method. Satish Menon April 5, 2016 at 2:21 pm # Thank you, John. The one concern is that if that 3rd-party lens doesn't have a Nikon equivalent, e.g. Nikon D700 Group Official FAQ Thread Group Rules: 1. There is lots of misinformation out there on the Nikon Automatic AF Fine-tune feature. It seemed to be a bit more finicky. It has the normal AF Fine tune available in current bodies. With the release of the D5 and D500, Nikon have introduced an “automatic AF Fine Tune” feature into their range of dSLR cameras. The latter is more situational, say for a photographer parked in an end zone. On the D300 you can find the AF fine tune setting in the menu using this path: Menu>Setup Menu>AF fine tune. But on my D500, it's quite hard to work on Zoom lenses fine tuning. I know this because I can't calibrate my 400/f2.8 + TC-20eIII combo automatically, although fortunately the pair is very, very close to dead on so no tuning is really necessary. You can do this with other camera manufacturers as well, just look for the AF Microadjustment feature. I was always fond of the D7000 when it came out, but now we are up to the D7500. i realise this is an older post but recently i purchased a nikon D5300 and had been using it mostly in the house using live view but when i got the opportunity to get out of the house and use the camera with the viewfinder i noticed it was back focusing rather badly. AF fine tune on Nikon. AF Fine Tune is intended to address minor issues in production variety - not any inherent flaw of every model of every camera, lens, or teleconverter. Nikon announced the D780 in January 2020, it’s the first Nikon camera that allows “two point adjustment” – AF Fine Tuning at BOTH ends of the the focal range for zoom lenses! However, there is a Nikon 28-70mm/f2.8 AF-S, which I happen to have. AF fine tune should work for 3rd-party lenses as well. This is the lense I shoot with all the time and almost always shoot at 400mm. No discussion about "Ken Rockwell" period 5. AF fine tune is a feature available for D300 or better cameras and it … (For comparison, Canon introduced this feature in the EOS-1D X released back in 2012.) Sus. Anyone know if it is available on the 7xxx series? Standard zoom lens kit. Sus. However, that is set to change with the Auto AF Fine Tune feature that is present on cameras like the Nikon D5, D500, D7500, and most likely any future mid-to-pro level cameras. Nikon D610 AF fine tune / Sigma 300-800 Just an aside, but i had slightly better IQ using my D7000, but as soon as the light drops, and ISO needs to be raised, the D7000 is nasty. The technological differences between DSLRs and mirrorless cameras has just been narrowed with Nikon’s new AF Fine Tune feature, which is available at the moment only on the Nikon D5 and D500. Even after setting the live view to single center focus point and setting it to Af s it still gives me the message saying AF fine tune does not work with current The menu of available settings appears. But only with this one lens, i think. AF Lenses I currently own: Nikon 24-70 f2.8, Nikon 85mm 1.4G, Nikon 105mm f2.8, Nikon 300mm F4, Sigma 35mm 1.4 ART (Not yet tuned this one, but this one is having weird metering issues with D810 in the Aperture priority mode). The autofocus of the D7000 is excellent and before playing with this setting better ask a professional camera service. Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (including one cross-type sensor) and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. In this section, We are going to illustrate Nikon D5100 and Nikon D3300 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Includes the D5100 camera and the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm VR that offers a precision 3x zoom lens and features Vibration Reduction to reduce the effects of camera shake. Only photos taken with the D700 or of the D700 are allowed in the group pool 2. Salut, nikon d5100 are af fine tune, pentru ca am sesizat o oarecare eroare cu un sigma 17-50. * Say "Hello!" I did not know the AF Fine tune feature worked well with 3rd party lenses. The camera will remember the lens you are using and apply the fine tune when that lens is put on the camera. Re: Af fine tune d5100. If your lens says "AF-S," you're fine; most lenses sold today for the D5100 are AF-S. You can fine‐tune any White Balance setting on your Nikon D5500 except a custom preset that you create by using the PRE option. NIKON D5100 + 200-400mm f/4 @ 200mm, ISO 1600, 1/60, f/5.6. Dacă este o întrebare, d5100 nu are af-tune. What You Need. You will need to have a lens on the camera and it AF fine tune will need to be switched ON. I was using a target that I used for Reikan Focal and ran the tune 5 times all gave 9 +- 1 so it works. So long as you stick to real (Nikon, Canon or LEICA) lenses and are buying reasonably new products from the past 10 years or so, DSLRs have all … We’ve spent a couple of days with our D500 in the Reikan lab running tests to get an idea of how Nikon’s new feature performs. Make the adjustment as spelled out in these steps: Display the Shooting menu and select the White Balance option. one lens, though, it's always focusing just past the point of aim. My old 17-55mm f2.8 suffer of a small back focus at 17mm and front focus at 50mm. Note that while AF fine-tine has been a Nikon feature for some time, automatic AF fine-tune is a feature found only on the D5 and the D500. cheers, alexis and Georgie Beagle. (Bill Ferris) The above series of images illustrate how to use AF fine-tune to add an adjustment to compensate for a lens that consistently front-focuses or back-focuses when used with a specific camera body. Any tips? 5/3: So I had a revelation today after shooting 2k photos of eagles and ospreys with varying results. However, not on my Nikon D80. If your thread is not-D700 related, please prefix with an "OT: " 3. Unfortunately, Nikon does not provide the “AF Fine Tune” functionality on entry-level DSLRs, so if your lens has front/backfocus issues, you will have to send it to Nikon together with the D5100 for re-calibration. The D300 provides the best overall system balance of any DX-format D-SLR. Hello Steve, I have AF Fine tune under Set Up menu on my Nikon D300, so would imagine it would be found on the D300s as well. by Arthur Morris/BIRDS AS ART and Patrick Sparkman. 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