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Registered: ‎03-29-2014

Manual Focus disabling itself

Hello Smiley Happy

I have a Canon A590IS . While I use MF, when the camera enters in stand by(the LCD turns off), the cameras changes the focus to normal.

Is there a way to avoid this/ the stand by/ turning off the LCD after some time ? It's really disturbing Smiley Sad

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Registered: ‎03-01-2014

Re: Manual Focus disabling itself

From pages 139 & 140 in the user guide; the link to your camera and manual

 

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/digital_cameras/powershot_a_series/powershot_a590_is#...

 

 

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Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: Manual Focus disabling itself

I think that's a good thing because it forces the camera to AF when turned on when there's a sudden need to get a photo. If you need to get a shot off fast due to circumstances that going to be a lot easier than trying manual focus or finding the righrt menu to switch it back.

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